One of the last things writers probably think about when publishing their books is their author photo, and yet it’s one of the most important things about your author brand after your name. Check the back flap of any published book and you’ll likely find a headshot of the author, and you’ll see a similar one used online. Readers want to find out what authors look like, if only to satisfy their own curiosity.
You don’t need to hire a professional photographer to take your glamour shot—a cell phone camera and some good lighting will do. Here are a few tips for putting your best face forward:
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