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Blurb Do’s (But Mostly Don’ts): Writing Blurbs That Sizzle–and Sell! by Karen S. Wiesner

As I’ve probably stated before in my writing reference titles, articles and workshops, I’m not a big believer in hard-and-fast rules, and even the ones stated in this lesson can be legitimately broken. I break them all the time myself–if you take a look at the blurb examples on my Blurb Service website. The short …
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Branding With Series Blurbs: Writing Blurbs That Sizzle–and Sell! by Karen S. Wiesner

While an author may have little or no control over the process of the publication of her book or series, she can still influence the outcome and specific areas of consideration in order to do this. The place to start is with branding–and this is something that applies to the books, series, as well as …
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Three-Dimensional Writing by Karen S. Wiesner

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. Most writers know what is not three-dimensional writing. Simple words and phrases convey what’s lacking: flat, cardboard, paper doll, archetypal, convenient to …