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New for 2017 Writing Back Cover and Series Blurbs That Sizzle—and Sell! Workshop by Karen Wiesner

Write a back cover and series blurb AND get the feedback needed to make it SELL!

  1. Karen Wiesner
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    Are you an author who dislikes or dreads trying to write back cover blurbs for your stories, or have you started one and want help giving it more intrigue and pop?

    Your back cover blurb can make or break sales given that it's one of the first glimpses of the story. Many readers buy based on an intriguing back cover blurb that convinces them they absolutely have to read the story inside the pages…or they simply set the book down without ever opening it. Additionally, a winning series blurb can sell not just one book but all of them in that set!

    Let the award-winning author of over 120 titles, including 18 series, show you how to unravel the secrets to sizzling back cover and series blurbs that will not only be simple to craft but could help you sell your books to publishers and readers alike. You may know Karen Wiesner http://www.karenwiesner.com from her writing reference titles such as the bestselling FIRST DRAFT IN 30 DAYS, BRING YOUR FICTION TO LIFE: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity, and WRITING THE FICTION SERIES: The Guide for Novels and Novellas, all available now from Writer’s Digest Books. COHESIVE STORY BUILDING is also available from Writers Exchange E-Publishing. She's crafted back cover blurbs for all of her own books and series as well as those for the stories in several award-winning anthologies. Additionally, Karen writes blurbs for authors with Karen's Blurb Service (website: www.angelfire.com/stars4/kswiesner/BlurbService.html).

Recent Reviews

  1. Cindy VanRooy
    Cindy VanRooy
    I feel that I definitely got my money's worth from this class. I have an outline to follow that will simplify the blurb-writing process and take some of the stress out of it. I will be looking for other classes to take because my experience with this one was excellent!
    1. Karen Wiesner
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      Thanks, Cindy. I'm thrilled that you got a lot out of my class. I'm teaching another in April all about three-dimensional writing. Here are all the details, in case you're interested:

      April 23-29, 2018, I'll be teaching a workshop titled THREE-DIMENSIONAL WRITING based on my new writing reference Bring Your Fiction to Life: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity at Savvy Authors: http://bit.ly/2staGd8

      Registration: Click the blue button on the Savvy Authors' course page listed above.
      Cost: Premium Members $25; Basic Members $30. (sign up for free membership here: https://savvyauthors.com/blog/) to qualify for the workshop. Register at least a week before the class starts to receive a $5 discount.

      Course description: Applied to writing, the word "three-dimensional" is easy to define as solid, realistic, rounded and lifelike, even living. The hard part for authors comes in translating these concepts into the craft of writing. Writing that is three-dimensional seems to have length (essentially the foundation of a story), width (structure), and depth (the completeness of fully-fleshed-out characters, plots and settings as well as multiple layers and rich, textured scenes). Your host for this workshop is Karen Wiesner.
      Many of you know Karen as the author of First Draft in 30 Days and Writing the Fiction Series available from Writer's Digest Books. Her writing reference Cohesive Story Building was reissued by Writers Exchange E-Publishing in print and ebook formats. She's also the award-winning author of 120 fiction titles and has 39 more contracted releases. She writes in nearly every genre of fiction. In this workshop, she'll be talking about her newest Writer's Digest release, Bring Your Fiction to Life: Crafting Three-Dimensional Stories with Depth and Complexity which teaches writers the three aspects that need to occur in order to bring about the potential for three-dimensional writing including three-dimensional characters, plots, and settings; complex, three-dimensional scenes; and multilayered storytelling. This intensive five-day workshop will show authors how to:
      -master the three-dimensional aspects of characters, plots, and settings using detailed sketches that define the past, present, and future aspects of each element.
      -develop complex opening, resolution, and bridge scenes that expertly lead readers through the fictional world.
      -construct helpful aids and utilize tools and techniques to analyze where a story may be lacking dimensionality.
      Three-dimensional writing is what allows a reader to step through the pages of a book and enter the world created, where plot and characters are in that glorious, realistic realm that starts with little more than a line and progresses into shape and finally represents solid form. Once three-dimensionality is within reach, all things are possible in crafting a vivid story world that readers will instantly recognize as remarkable. Find out more about this book here: http://bit.ly/2qrTp2I