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Diverging from the Standard Form

If someone asked you to explain what a standard back cover descriptive blurb is, you’d probably say this: “Two or more paragraphs in normal prose style with the book’s hook and main points. 431 more words

The Art Of The Blurb

What Makes a Great Blurb?

What we write on the back of our books and in our press releases is sales and marketing text. Rarely are authors also great sales-people and that means having to study up on saying the right thing. 75 more words

M.J. Moores

How To Start Organizing Information For Your Book's Blurb

Fine, you now are very clear on what a blurb is and what it’s used for.

Now, you want to write one. It could be for your book or a friend’s book. 1,081 more words

The Art Of The Blurb

What is a blurb, anyway?

The word “blurb” is used in more than one publishing context.

Both uses are characterized by brevity.

One use refers to those recommendations that  grace book covers or are included in front matter or promo materials. 616 more words

Examples Of Blurbs

What's with sexist Amazon blurbs and reviews?

I was wandering back through Amazon, rootling in my previous reads looking for more books by an author whose work I’d enjoyed (it was Kate Quinn’s immensely enjoyable  253 more words

Marketing: Book Blurbs

Reading Debby’s post on book blurbing as well as Jack Eason’s post on the same subject I got to thinking about the blurb I’m currently writing for my novella, … 373 more words


How to Write an Irresistible Book Blurb (that sells your novel!)

Today, I’m going to go over the Do’s and Don’ts of writing your book blurb!

You’ve spent a bunch of money (or immorally bribed a close friend) into making the perfect cover art for your novel. 1,438 more words