Thursday, February 5, 2015

How to Write an Accurate Fiction Blurb

If you are a fiction writer who hopes to get published, you need to know how to write a blurb. Your blurb sells your book to readers. When you approach an agent whom you hope will represent your manuscript, you put your blurb into your first email. Your agent repeats the same process with your blurb when he attempts to contact an editor. When your manuscript becomes a book, the blurb is printed on the book jacket or the back cover to attract readers. Think of your blurb as a letter of introduction to your story. You want your blurb to make your story sound as good as possible, but you have only a limited word count in which to do it, plus you don't want to give away any plot spoilers. Check out my how-to article on Fiction Writing site for blurb writing tips.

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