Autographing Your Published Books

Do You Know Where to Autograph Your Published Book?

Published books include a special page for authors to sign their autographs; learn about it here.

Many years ago the head of a prestigious New York publishing house told me that publishers insert a special page in their Front Matter for author autographs called the Half Title page. This way the book’s title is automatically associated with the author’s autograph.

Authors sign in various places on their published books, often using the blank End Papers. But the proper location is the Half Title Page so there will always be a record of where the author did the signing should the autograph page become separated from the book.

Copyright 2006 by Barbara Doyen. All rights reserved.

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