BLURBING FOR SUCCESS! by Char Chaffin

 

The Back Cover Blurb.

Yes, I’ve said it; spoken that dreaded three-word whammy. blog image

Back Cover Blurb.

By now there are authors blanching dead white and running for the hills as fast as their legs will carry them. Others might pretend they didn’t understand what I said. Still others might pretend they don’t understand English.

As an editor, none of the above surprises me at all.

Ask any author what they dislike most about the writing process, and about half will scream ‘Back Cover Blurb!’ while the rest will sob out ‘Full Synopsis.’ However, that’s a blog for another day. I wouldn’t want to traumatize anyone by blogging you up with both.

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So today we’ll just talk blurbs. After I’ve locked the door and trapped you inside, bwa haa haa HAAAAA.

Blurbs are your readers’ very first contact with your book, other than when you gave a copy of your…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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