How to write a killer blurb that convinces readers to buy your book The book blurb is your sales pitch. Once your title and cover have drawn the reader in, the blurb is what is going to make the difference between a missed opportunity and a sale. You have one shot at introducing your story to your reader - make it count. Many authors write the book blurb as an afterthought.
How to write a book that sells: a literary agent on how to find and research a book idea that can sell. In my house, I have one big white bookshelf where I keep all the books I’ve ever worked on, either as a literary agent or an editor.
You can write a summary like that for your book and on this episode of The Self Publishing Formula, Bryan teaches you how. One place where you definitely DO want to leave your reader hanging. There’s a good deal of discussion going on in writing communities these days about whether or not cliffhanger endings are a good thing or not.
How to Write a Book Description for a Nonfiction Book. A good book description has several sections: 1. The headline. The purpose of the headline is to make the audience read further into your book description. You want it to be short, eye-catching and interesting. 2. Expertise. In this section, you want to explain to people why they should.
Step 1. Take a look at your book. If you want your reader to be engaged by your book description, you obviously need to put yourself in a reader’s shoes, which means that you have to begin your acquaintance with the book that you have to describe in the same way that a reader would.
Book Description Best Practices. 1. Realize It's An Ad, Not A Summary. Don’t think of the book description as a synopsis, but instead view it as an advertisement. It is not meant to summarize.
This is the first post in a four-part miniseries covering how to get ready for building a large following of readers hungry for your book, whether it's your first book, or your seventeenth. First thing we need is a book description that makes readers click buy.
Including the most common words for a genre in your book’s description is more likely to create word salad than to catapult that book into the Best Seller charts. Nevertheless, we can gain useful insights by scouring the descriptions of best sellers in our preferred genres.