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The Question We Love To Hear And Hate To Answer by Kathryn Jane

‘Tis the season, right? For mixing and mingling with family, friends, acquaintances, and strangers. A time when both genuine interest and small talk could all lead to “the question.” The one we long to hear and hate to have to answer.   What is your book about? I’ve witnessed (and been guilty of) two distinctly …
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Judging a Book By Its Back Cover Blurb: Writing Back Cover and Series Blurbs That Sizzle–and Sell! by Karen Wiesner

Fact 1: Readers judge books by their back cover blurbs just as they might a cover. Fact 2: Authors and publishers want them to! To have a reader judge a book by its back cover blurb is our goal. The only problem with this is that we want readers to judge our books to be …
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How to Write the Perfect Plot Summary for Your Query By Meg LaTorre

In an age where time is precious and emails are plenty, grabbing a literary agent’s attention right away is the key to a successful query letter. There are many ways a query letter can stand out; however, it’s important to remember that the point of a query is to make an agent want to read …