Hungry Authors: The Indispensable Guide to Planning, Writing, and Publishing a Nonfiction Book

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About the Author

Liz Morrow is a writer and collaborator, partnering with entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and business experts to bring their books to life. She specializes in personal and professional development and memoir. Morrow has worked with recognizable names and "Big Five" publishing houses, but finds the most satisfaction in helping debut authors get their work out into the world. She lives in Greenville, SC.

Ariel Curry is a writer and editor at Ariel Curry Editorial with over 10 years of experience in traditional publishing. As an editor, she enjoys brainstorming and outlining new book ideas, bringing clarity and purpose to prose, and helping authors find resilience in their writing journey. She lives in Chattanooga, TN.


Liz guided me through this process in my own book-writing journey and I couldn't be more proud of the result. That's why this book is an absolute no-brainer. It's a game-changer for authors looking to make an impact with their work. Hungry Authors is not just a guide; it's two mentors, offering expert advice and motivation at every turn. Liz and Ariel have nailed it with this practical and empowering resource.

--Stu McLaren, cofounder of and author of Predictable Profits

Moving your idea from your brain to paper can feel intimidating, yes. But it will also feel incredibly cathartic and relieving. It's an amazing way to connect with yourself, and in turn, with others. It has a way of showing you to yourself for the first time. You've been stuck in the weeds wondering if you had what it took to get to the finish line but now, finally, you have two brilliant and qualified guides to get you there. (From the Foreword)

--Allison Fallon, bestselling author of The Power of Writing it Down and Write Your Story

Hungry Authors is a must-read for anyone with the desire, passion, and tenacity to put their ideas onto the page. Liz Morrow and Ariel Curry present a clear and comprehensive approach to conceiving, writing, and publishing nonfiction books.

--Matt Williams, creator of Roseanne and Home Improvement, and author of Glimpses: A Comedy Writer's Take on Life, Love, and All That Spiritual Stuff

Bringing a book idea into the world is a complex and challenging task. In this book, Ariel and Liz guide you through every step of the journey--providing the kind of insider tips you can only get from seasoned publishing pros. Hungry Authors is practical, motivating, and fun to read. I wish I'd had access to its wisdom when I was starting my own book publishing journey.

--Warren Berger, bestselling author, A More Beautiful Question

DAMN. I wish I had this guide when I was writing and seeking publication for my own first book! Hungry Authors puts Liz and Ariel on your side, and they're fantastic mentors for the journey, covering every aspect of bringing your idea to market. You'll find practical tips, real-world examples, and a wealth of essential info on the modern publishing landscape. If you're a hungry aspiring author, don't miss this one.

--Cat Baab-Muguira, author of Poe for Your Problems

I love so many things about Hungry Authors, but as a literary agent, what I admire most is how Morrow and Curry empower and activate writers to take the next step. A book will be one of the most important contributions you make in the world. Morrow and Curry don't want anything to stand in your way. They are giving you the plan to succeed.

--Lucinda Halpern, founder of Lucinda Literary and author of Get Signed: Find an Agent, Land a Book Deal, and Become a Published Author

Writing a book isn't for the faint of heart. With Liz and Ariel's Hungry Authors you'll have a treasure trove of wisdom at your fingertips as you start your author adventure. This book is an organized and practical guide to crafting and publishing your nonfiction work. Highly recommended for authors in all stages of writing.

--Paula Rizzo, Emmy Award-winning TV producer, media trainer, and author of Listful Living