What is the difference between ‘Foreword’ and ‘Prologue’? When do you use them? Please advise
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Although there are various definitions, it’s probably best to think of a foreword as an introductory piece written by someone other than the author introducing the book. From a marketing point of view, the more famous the writer of the forword the better.
A prologue is usually used in fiction and sets the scene and the atmosphere for the story to come.
Neither is a requirement and both can be a nice touch when used properly.
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