Covers, Titles, Names, and Blurbs
Packaging Everything Together
The writing process is known to those knowing it well.
Except…some of us don’t know…not a smidgen.
No matter what coaching we get, as some point we must undertake our journey. I discovered creating novels not unlike scaling Grand Mesa near Grand Junction, Colorado, except another mesa always awaits, obscured by clouds. And I’ve ascended rock faces beyond counting – concept, outlines, first drafts, revisions beyond number, and edits without end.
Thoughts On A Book Blurb
Growing A Blurb
Last time, I promised to report back if I got any feedback on my blurb. And…I got feedback…so here I am.
But, let’s back up a little. In an earlier post I mentioned Beth Bacon’s suggestion of writing blurbs in four parts: (1) Situation; (2) Problem; (3) Hopeful Possibility; and (4) Mood.
And I did…and hated it. Someone commented that each paragraph felt like the end…and wished it had.
Ouch. Continue reading