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Blurbs Sell Your Books: Craft Irresistible Blurbs, And Sell More Fiction And Nonfiction Today

Blurbs Sell Your Books: Craft Irresistible Blurbs, And Sell More Fiction And Nonfiction Today

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Blurbs Sell Your Books: Craft Irresistible Blurbs, And Sell More Fiction And Nonfiction Today

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Sep 12, 2017
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9781540147530
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Want to sell more books, easily and painlessly? 

You can, when you discover the secrets of writing blurbs (book descriptions) which sell. 

You can rescue books which aren't selling, and have confidence that your new books will have the best chance to find their audience.

Write successful fiction and nonfiction…

If you're writing nonfiction, readers check your blurb to see whether your book can help them. On the other hand, if you're writing fiction, readers want to know whether your book will entertain them.

In this book you'll discover the secrets of blurb mastery: blurbs will never terrify you again. 

Here's a tip. Write your blurb before you start your book. When you do this, not only will your writing go more smoothly, but you'll also do less editing.

Blurbs are advertisements for your books…

Look on blurbs as advertisements, because that's exactly what they are. They're a tease; they attract the audience you need.

Starting today, you will:

* Become confident that you can write blurbs which sell;

* Find the audiences for your books;

* Get more readers;

* Write your books more easily: your blurb is a compass for you when you write your books.
 Get started writing blurbs which sell today.

Publisher:
Released:
Sep 12, 2017
ISBN:
9781540147530
Format:
Book

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Blurbs Sell Your Books - Angela Booth

Blurbs Sell Your Books

Blurbs Sell Your Books

Angela Booth

Angela Booth

Contents

Title

Introduction

Blurb basics: your blurb starts with your book's title

Blurb basics: the difference between fiction and nonfiction blurbs

Blurb templates: a blurb for fiction

Blurb templates: a blurb for nonfiction

Blurb study exercise: fiction and nonfiction

Answer your blurb's BIG question: why a reader should read your book

Book written? Write a blurb

Prewriting? Write a blurb

Editing your book with your blurb in mind

Use your blurbs: they're the engine of your book marketing

Help! It's too hard... what to do when you're blocked and can't write a blurb

My top ten tips to help you to write the world's best selling blurbs

(Book excerpt) Want to be more creative?

Introduction: build a creativity habit

You can make creativity a habit

Your mindset for creativity

About the Author

Also by Angela Booth

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Blurbs Sell Your Books — Craft Irresistible Blurbs, And Sell More Fiction And Nonfiction Today


by Angela Booth


Text and images, copyright © 2017 Angela Booth.

All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced in any form, anywhere, without prior written permission from the author.

Angela Booth is a copywriter, author, blogger, and writing teacher. Thousands of writers have benefited from Angela’s blogs and writing programs over almost two decades.

You can contact Angela on social media, or via one of her blogs.

Book description

Want to sell more books, easily and painlessly? You can, when you discover the secrets of writing blurbs (book descriptions) which sell.

You can rescue books which aren't selling, and have confidence that your new books will have the best chance to find their audience.


Write successful fiction and nonfiction…

If you're writing nonfiction, readers check your blurb to see whether your book can help them. On the other hand, if you're writing fiction, readers want to know whether your book will entertain them.

In this book you'll discover the secrets of blurb mastery: blurbs will never terrify you again.

Here's a tip. Write your blurb before you start your book. When you do this, not only will your writing go more smoothly, but you'll also do less editing.


Blurbs are advertisements for your books…

Look on blurbs as advertisements, because that's exactly what they are. They're a tease; they attract the audience you need.

Starting today, you will:

* Become confident that you can write blurbs which sell;

* Find the audiences for your books;

* Get more readers;

* Write your books more easily: your blurb is a compass for you when you write your books.

Get started writing blurbs which sell today.

Introduction

Welcome, dear author…


You write books. You publish them too, either as a self-publishing author, or via traditional publishing. How you publish your books doesn't matter.

What matters is that sooner or later you'll make the acquaintance of blurbs.

A blurb is a description of your book.

It's the back cover copy of a print book, and the text you add into the book description field when you self-publish a book at the online book retailers.

Initially you may look on blurbs as a nuisance — a distraction. How can you describe your entire book in a few paragraphs? You wrote your book, and people should just read it.

You may skip writing a blurb altogether. When you're asked to write a blurb, either by Amazon in the Book Description field, or by your publisher, you write three sentences…

… And you've just missed a huge opportunity.


In this book, you'll discover that:

Blurbs matter, if you

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    The tips in this book IMMEDIATELY improved my blurbs! It could stand a more thorough edit, but overall the information is clear, helpful, and easy to implement. Definitely worth it!