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Hook, Tagline, and Sinker: Writing Irresistible Book Descriptions (Beyond the Style Manual 1)

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Hook, Tagline, and Sinker is a guide for anyone who wants to learn how to write concise, targeted, catchy book descriptions.

Potential readers’ first introduction to your writing occurs when they experience your book description. Making that short pitch shine is critical to the success of your book, no matter where you market, share, or shelve it.

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Kindle Edition, 69 pages
Published July 1st 2014 by Red Adept Publishing
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Ani
Jan 03, 2016 Ani rated it really liked it
There are many short blog posts on this topic that left me hungry for more. This book is by far the most comprehensive work on the topic of writing book descriptions that I have been able to find. Concise and well thought out. Excellent examples of book descriptions in a wide array of genres and analysis of their elements. A very helpful and, far as I can tell, incomparable resource.

I appreciate the time taken to write it and make it available.
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Sep 05, 2015 Amanda rated it liked it
(I received an ARC from Netgalley.)

This guide is for writers working on the book description for their book jacket. The book was a little repetitive at times. However, the book is still very useful.
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Kris James has a B.A. in English Literature, earned late last millennium. Born on the West Coast, she’s lived in four states that touch the Pacific, currently residing in sunny eastern Washington with her family.

An avid reader, she’s always on the lookout for the next good story. When she’s not reading, she’s writing, doing puzzles, playing games, or geocaching.
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