Writing Books/book cover


WOw impressive your profile is. Hi! I am in a creative writing class, and the whole class will have an anthology (one work per student)  published but we're still working on it. I need help on writing what should be in the backcover of the anthology. What is your advice? What should I write for the back cover?

Hi Jake,
Best answer is for youo to visit a bookshop and check out the style of "blurb" writing, as it is known. Usually it highlights the strengths of the anthology and should basically be like a well crafted advertisment.

I had to laugh about the profile... it has not been updated to include my last five novels and one memoir. You can check the update here: http://www.sampostock.com/kalevala/mccutcheon.htm

Good luck with your project.



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Sandy McCutcheon


Author of 22 plays, 12 bestselling thrillers, a memoir and children's fiction.I can work with people on the process of writing, what to expect and ask for from an editor. How to work with the publisher`s marketing and publicity people. And how to survive book launches and publicity tours!


Published author of 22 plays, 12 bestselling thrillers, a young adult and three non-fiction titles. Visit his Moroccan blog at http://www.riadzany.blogspot.com for a look at his blogging work.

St Andrews, Helsinki University and other institutions. Adult Educator of the Year Award, Australia

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