The Heidi Thorne Show

What is a Book Foreword? And Do You Need One? | Episode 143

May 26, 2020

What exactly is a book foreword? What is its function and value? Do you even need one? I explain what a book foreword, preface, introduction, and prologue are.

YouTube video:

0:28 What is a book foreword?

1:07 Who should write a book foreword?

5:01 What is a preface?

5:31 What is a book introduction?

6:01 What is a prologue?

6:43 Is a book foreword required?

7:19 How long should a book foreword be?

7:40 Why I declined an invitation to write a book foreword

Free online resources explaining your book's front matter: