ReachReaders with the Manybooks Newsletter. 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.
Write no more than six sentences. You must make your self-description blurb as interesting as possible.
You want to try to attract the attention of your future employer. You choose what is most important and interesting for other people to know about you.
You could include any of the following ideas, or other ideas of your own: Where you are from. What work experience you have. Where you have traveled, or something significant important that you have done, or an experience you have had, and the impact it has made on you.
What you do these days. Skills or special abilities you have developed in your work experience so far eg. What you enjoy doing in your spare time.
With three years of experience teaching at the primary and intermediate levels elementary and middle school he left his first home-land to do his O.
Now, he has worked at Chosun University for a total of four years, and has gained wider experience in teaching at other universities around South Korea.
In that time he has specialised in working with children, revealing the mysteries of English-style essay writing, and enjoys coaching students in how to approach western-style job interviews. In his spare time he rides his bicyle, plays his guitar, and cooks delicious vegetarian food.
In this exercise, I am not talking about myself by writing: Which of the following six sentences are lists of three things? Example, line by line: In that time he has specialised in working with children, and revealing the mysteries of English-style essay writing, and, he now enjoys coaching students in how to approach western-style job interviews.
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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.
Like most authors, I wrote a simple synopsis for my novel and then used that information to write a fiction book blurb. It took a long time to write and wasn’t very compelling to readers. When I published my second novel, I felt like it took as long to write the fiction book blurb as it did to write the book!
These are some links that have very helpful information for those aspiring to write their own cookbook. Some are about first-time author experiences, which chronicle their journey to getting their first cookbook published.
Writing a book blurb is a little like online dating, I suppose. You’ve snagged a prospective “date” by your alluring cover, so now you’ve got to show there’s more than just surface appeal. The blurb of your book is the second thing a potential reader will look at after the cover—so take the time to get it right.
Your book blurb (aka online description), like . After has 47, ratings and 5, reviews. Evey said: EDIT 11/22/14“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”This appears as a quo.