I’ve been sharing the blurb coaching series from A Writer’s Path Writers Club, and this is the next in the series. To learn more about how your blurb can be coached, click here. Enjoy! Genre: Historical Fantasy Title: The Rock of Achill Original Blurb: An Irish tale you’ve never been told. A boy joins a … Continue reading Blurb Coaching – The Rock of Achill
Writing blurbs can be considered the ultimate challenge. You've finished a full-length story--now write a brief statement that encapsulates your tale in a few paragraphs, using language that will entice, interest, and intrigue a would-be reader. Oh, and keep it consistent with the story inside so that the two match. Simple, right? Unless you're … Continue reading How to Successfully Write a Blurb
Having recently stumbled upon two excellent blogs—Kyra Nelson’s, in which we get to read queries with comments from an intern who works for an agency, and Kristen Nelson’s, where a “very nice literary agent” politely rants about “Queries, Writers, and the Publishing Industry,” I started wondering: is there a difference between the description of a … Continue reading The Difference between Queries and Blurbs?