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How to Write a Book Blurb . . . Maybe . . . I’ve Not Idea What I’m Doing

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I was asked to write a post about writing a book blurb.  At least I think I was since it’s sitting on my topic list with a blogger’s name next to it.  To be fair, I have part of a shopping list on this thing too.  Still need to pick up those eggs.

Now I’ve written several book blurbs and synopsis and one or two of them could even be called good.  The thing is that I truly hate writing these things because they leave me drained and stressed.  Why?  Because there is so much I want to say and I never know what’s the important stuff and what hooks should be used.  Keep this in mind as I tread into the list.  As I said in the title, I don’t always know what I’m doing.  In fact, I had to rewrite all of mine…

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4 thoughts on “How to Write a Book Blurb . . . Maybe . . . I’ve Not Idea What I’m Doing

  1. Blurbs are tough.

    I finally got my debut novel’s done by looking at some good ones on the backs of books I had on my shelf. I didn’t copy them, of course, but I looked at how they were arranged and tried to pattern mine after them. My CP shredded even that, of course, but it came out shining in the end. 😉

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