In my last post, I grumbled about mistakes commonly made in book descriptions/synopses. If you missed that phenomenal piece of curmudgeonly brilliance, you can read it here. This week, I pony up and come through as promised – the Blurb Doctor is in. Trust me, this is going to hurt me a lot more than it hurts you.
Writing a book description or “book blurb” can be the most difficult part of the process for some authors. I don’t know why I have a knack for it. I also don’t know how some people have figured that out (before I came out of the closet with it just now) and have approached me to help them with theirs.
If you’re just getting started, you should check out our Book Description Basics article.
I tried to devise a formula that could be used by anyone for any book of any subject. Would you like to know how that went? Well, it looked something like this: Continue reading “The Blurb Doctor Is In”