While it may not seem possible to encapsulate your book into just a few hundred words, it’s an essential part of promoting it, and getting readers interested. Hayley Radford explains why less is definitely more when it comes to the back cover blurb.
Drafting a potent back cover text can be a real challenge for authors. Promoting a novel — or a play, a film,
One of the things that baffles me more than anything in the world is people don’t read books, but want to write them. Actually, let me start again. One of the things that baffles me more than anything in the world is simply people who don’t read books. I mean, who are these people? I don’t like to use the words ‘idiots’ to describe people, but needs must. All I can do is tell it like it is.