How to Write a Non-Fiction Book You know you have a book in you, but maybe you’re struggling with knowing how to start or how to get it done—maybe this is your first time writing anything other than a term paper, and you feel really in the dark about the whole process.
In a non-fiction book, you are selling your knowledge, your writing, and yourself, so if the blurb doesn’t represent the typical language you use in your book, the reader will feel a disconnect. Besides, you have loads to offer, and writing like yourself will only make your words more authentic and impactful.
If you plan to self-publish your non-fiction book, the most important thing you will ever write is the cover blurb for your book. Here’s how to do it right.If you self-publish, you have to do it.Non-fiction readers have a problem that needs to be solved. Tony Robbins’ Unshakeable book blurb makes it very clear that if financial instability is a problem for you, his book can solve it. Plus, in an ever crowded publishing world, Tony's blurb also proves why he's the writer to do just that.Writing a nonfiction book blurb isn’t as difficult as some people make it out to be, but to write one that will sell your book, you must follow a proven system. And while I’ve outlined the basic premise above, I’m working on a step-by-step workbook that will guide you through the process.
The first thing to remember about a blurb is that it does have a job to do, and this is to convince the reader to buy your book. Keeping this in mind, there are elements within a blurb which you should consider, these will alter depending upon whether the book is a work of fiction or non-fiction, but remembering that either way each is still a sales tool will help.Read More
Here are some tips on how to write a fiction book blurb that sells. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. I will earn a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you purchase through these links. Your support encourages me to continue blogging and help with the costs of hosting this site.Read More
How to write a killer blurb that convinces readers to buy your book The book blurb is your sales pitch. Once your title and cover have drawn the reader in, the blurb is what is going to make the difference between a missed opportunity and a sale. You have one shot at introducing your story to your reader - make it count. Many authors write the book blurb as an afterthought.Read More
If you’re looking for great nonfiction book blurb examples, you’ve come to the right place.In this article, you’ll find out why blurbs are critical to the success of your book sales and you’ll learn how to craft the perfect blurb. At the end we’ll deconstruct blurb examples for books in seven bestselling nonfiction categories on Amazon.Read More
So here are SEVEN elements you should consider before writing your non-fiction Blurb. 1 - Remember that the copy for the back page does have a job to perform, as mentioned before, this is to sell your book, if you can keep this in mind you should be able to create content which uses this limited space wisely.Read More
How To Write Back Cover Blurb For Your Non-Fiction Book. Publishing Your Book,. The Sales Blurb. This should say who the book is for: it could be phrased as “For people who want. are uniquely qualified to write this book and what motivated you to do it.Read More
Non-fiction: Tell the readers what they will learn, what problems your book will solve, and why your book is different. The goal of a non-fiction book may be to inform, inspire, educate or entertain. Make sure the reader understands what is inside your book and why you are qualified to write it. Bullet points can work well with non-fiction books.Read More
Your blurb is your big chance to draw your readers in with your compelling storyline, evocative characters and cleverly-written plot twists so that they feel that they must (yes, absolutely must) purchase your book. Here are some top tips (with examples) to help you write a reader-attracting blurb in no time.Read More
That is why crafting a book blurb, though it may turn out to be somewhat time consuming, is absolutely vital. At some point I’m confident you’ve heard of the “ elevator pitch “. These succinct sales pitches are supposed to convince companies to hire you, buy your products, or utilize your services over the course of sixty seconds.Read More
When I published my second novel, I felt like it took as long to write the fiction book blurb as it did to write the book! That’s when I decided there had to be an easier way. I got tired of putting so much time, energy, and stress into writing just a few hundred words. So I studied a lot of book blurbs for fiction and nonfiction. I learned.Read More