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Foreword & Forward

Foreword and Forward

Foreword and Forward. What is the difference between the two homophones?

Attention all writers:

A foreword is written by someone other than the author and tells the readers why they should read the book. It is found in the front of the book before the preface. (The preface is written by the author and  tells the reader how and why the book came into being.)

Forward is an adverb or adjective that means toward the front.  

Examples:

She took a small step forward.

The narrative moves backward and forward in time.

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