ProsePlanner Tips | How to Write a Book Description

Struggling to find the best way to capture what your book is about in a book description?

Can’t find the words that best describe your story and why someone should read it?

Never fear: There are plenty of resources for your to learn how to craft a great book description that will get readers’ attention.

Kindlepreneur offers a book description generator that is very helpful and definitely worth a try.

Regardless of the tool you use to describe your book, you’ll need to include a few key details.

Remember, book descriptions need to be brief. So start with a short book description and then add additional content if you have the space to do so.

  1. First, start with a hook in your first sentence.
  2. Next, summarize the problem that your main character faces in the story in one sentence. Try to emphasize how this problem is unique.
  3. Finally, summarize how your book fits into a particular genres so that the reader will know what to expect.

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