A Step-by-Step System for Writing Blurbs That Sell
Author: Jesper Schmidt
Pubpsher: Fantasy Publishing
Do you find it difficult to write the blurb for your book? Do you hate writing book descriptions? If your synopsis always comes out bland and boring, with no chance of leading to more book sales, then this guidebook is for you. How to Write a Fantasy Book Description is a step-by-step approach. It lays out everything you need to know in five simple and effective steps. Learn how to hook readers by: - Writing incredible taglines that grabs attention - Escalating the tension throughout your blurb and captivate readers - Using spellbinding words to dazzle customers - Learning how to avoid meandering into subplots and instead make your blurb a joy to read - Understanding how long your blurb needs to be and how to use cliffhangers effectively - Discovering easy methods to format your blurb before uploading to online retailers like Amazon In addition, you will find bonus chapters on how to write book descriptions for series, box sets and non-fiction. If you like easy to follow instructions, sprinkled with helpful examples, then How to Write a Fantasy Book Description is for you. Jesper Schmidt is a fantasy author. He is the creator of several how-to books, like the bestselling Fantasy Map Making and Twitter for Authors. Click ‘Download Free Sample’ and discover how a stronger book description can help elevating your book to success.
Unleash Your Inner Author & Write Your Business Book One Simple Step At A Time
Author: Vicky Fraser
Pubpsher: Moxie Books
Category: Business & Economics
It's never been easier to write and publish your own business book... right up until the moment you sit down to start. In this entertaining page-turner of a guide, author and book-writing expert Vicky Fraser breaks down years of experience writing and self-publishing for herself and a host of clients to share everything you need to write your own business book – and use it to grow your business. You'll discover: * How to overcome the Blank Page Of Doom – permanently. * Why your Inner Dickhead wants to sabotage you, and how to stop it. * Where to find inspiration and how to cultivate your hidden creativity. * How to avoid looking like an amateur (tips and tricks to make you look like the professional you are). * Why tedious writing is "fear masquerading as professionalism" – and how to add a little outrageous flair. * How to destroy fluff and waffle so your business book isn't overstuffed and dull. * What to do at the end of your book so your reader yells, "Shut up and take my money!" * Why authors abandon their book projects – and how to make sure you finish yours. * And much more... Grab a copy of How The Hell Do You Write A Book now to unleash your inner author and write the book that could transform your business.
Do you want a synopsis that persuades agents to request the whole manuscript? Does your book need a description that entices Amazon customers click the 'Buy Now' button? This guide shows you step-by-step how to create six effective short forms for selling your manuscript to publishers and your indie-published book to readers: * The SYNOPSIS synopsis shows the novel's plot structure. You use it to communicate with industry professionals - publishers, editors, literary agents. * The CHAPTER-BY-CHAPTER OUTLINE tells industry professionals about your non-fiction book or short story collection. * The PITCH serves to convince publishers, editors, literary agents, booksellers and marketing people of the book's commercial potential. Use it during pitching appointments when you have only few minutes to talk about your book, and as a hook in query letters. * The BLURB is a product description for the book's backcover and Amazon page, designed to entice readers. * The ENDORSEMENT BLURB recommends another writer's book. * The TAGLINE is a short slogan to hook readers. Click 'Look Inside' or 'Download Free Sample' to see how this guide can help give your book the success it deserves. Rayne Hall is the author of over seventy books, both indie and traditionally published.
A comprehensive reference book explaining key concepts, ideas and current requirements in primary English, this encyclopedia has been revised for the third edition to take into account the new Primary National Strategy. It contains over 600 entries.
This revision guide for Key Stage 3 English contains in-depth course coverage and advice on how to get the best results in the Year 9 National Test. It has progress check questions and exam practice questions.
In 'How to Write for Success: Best Writing Advice I Received.' the author shares with new and aspiring authors her knowledge gained over the years. The book begins with her trials, errors, and successes, and moves on to the essentials of writing a book to which readers will gravitate. She covers plotting, writing dialogue and narrative, building your story world, choosing a book title, writing the blurb, what an author should do before and after publishing, choosing categories, creating an author brand, book marketing, and most of all how to get sales and reviews. It does not end there. She shows how you can achieve recognition in an author's world and become successful. You can become a best-selling author. You can become an award-winning author. The author emphasizes it is up to each individual to apply what they have learned in the book to achieve their dreams and goals. There is a segment on frequently asked questions with answers, that no aspiring author would want to miss. Seasoned authors can also learn something from this book. Be proud to be an Author. Read an extract of a Review from Readers Favorite: Author Brenda Mohammed gives the reader valuable nuggets of truth to use within their own writing career in How To Write For Success. There is a brief introduction listing the various books the author has written and her ability to encompass different types of literature. The purpose of this book is to show readers that the author has a passion to help other readers fulfill their lifelong dream of writing their own book. I really appreciated the personal stories of how the author writes her own material and how important research is, even before one begins to write. She also lists several Facebook groups she has joined to help promote both her material and herself as an author. One of the best statements I appreciated within this book is: "A book description is your sales page. It will sell your book. Make sure it is engaging and can turn a browse into a buy." This is great and valuable information for a writer to understand. There is also listed the importance of copyrighting the material, getting an ISBN number, etc. Whoever gets the ISBN number is considered the publisher. The author has the choice of getting their own or letting the publisher get it for them. Pre-orders are very important to an author. Creating excitement before the book is even printed is huge. There are also many listed things that one can do following publication. Branding yourself is also very important. People must know about you and your material, how to find it and consider reading it. I really enjoyed all the links provided in the e-book, allowing the reader to go to various publishers, writing aids, Facebook groups, etc. This is an asset to any writer at any level, given the detailed information, but for the beginner, it is a must-have!
Release on 2012-06-11 | by Sybil M. Farwell,Nancy L. Teger
Author: Sybil M. Farwell,Nancy L. Teger
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This book presents a curricular framework for students grades 6–12 that school librarians and teachers can use collaboratively to enhance reading skill development, promote literature appreciation, and motivate young people to incorporate reading into their lives, beyond the required schoolwork. • More than 100 lessons and activities from the Web as well as print sources correlated to the components of the curriculum • An annual calendar of READS activities for secondary schools • A bibliography including dozens of resources for student use and on professional topics • A glossary of key terms used in libraries and classrooms • A useful index offering access to instructional concepts, strategies, programs, and resources • A READS curriculum chart for grades 6 through 12
Ever wanted to share your passion, tell your story or pass on a skill? Here is your chance. Memoir, travelogue, history, how-to, self-help or textbook; you can write your own book with this fully comprehensive guide, which includes all the techniques and tips you need to plan, research, write, edit, choose publishing options and market your book. Becoming an author enables you to boost your career or business success, share your expertise and experience, inform readers on important issues, put the record straight, or leave a heritage for family and friends. Written in a reader-friendly style and focusing on your individual needs, Writing Your Nonfiction Book also contains a list of websites and a handy glossary of publishing and writing terms. Though suitable for beginners, there is much in this book for experienced writers of non-fiction, and even fiction. Whoever you are, your voice can be heard, your story told, because Writing Your Nonfiction Book leads you one step at a time through the whole process. Key selling books of the point are: This is the only truly complete guide, with equal emphasis on planning, research, writing, editing, publishing and marketing. It teaches the creative/narrative style of non-fiction, with specific advice for writing memoir, travel, history, textbooks, biography, how-to and self-help books. The book recognises the information needed by international writers, and lists support services and resources for various countries. Writing Your Nonfiction Book has been selected as a required text for international writing courses.