Stick to the basics for your book blurb


We’ve all been there — trying to write some sort of synopsis (whether it’s a blurb or something else) for a project we’re too close to.

We try to be clever. Unique. Fresh.

Jane Friedman is here to nip that in the bud, when it comes to book blurbs.

She explains why you should keep your distinctive phrasing and original descriptions for inside the book in a column for Publishers Weekly.