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Writing Book Blurbs That Sell | By Belinda Williams

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I’ve often heard other writers say how much they dislike writing book blurbs. They say it feels a bit like writing the dreaded synopsis, which involves condensing your story into a few pages—or in the case of a book blurb, a mere two hundred words. To make matters worse, all your hard work in writing a page-turning novel is likely to go unnoticed unless you can convince a potential reader to hit the ‘buy’ button in a few paragraphs or less. Scary stuff! To help you, I’ve put together my top tips for writing your own book blurb based on …