For those of you who may have missed them, here are the Book Description Blogs 1—4. This is for indie authors or for traditionally published authors who are now, like so many of us, taking charge of our backlists and our futures.

How to Write a Compelling Book Description 1: My First Impressions. https://lisamasontheauthor.com/2014/01/17/how-to-write-a-compelling-book-description-part-1-my-first-impressions-lisa-mason-sfwa-pro/
In the course of picking up links to indie authors’ books to Tweet on Twitter, I had a chance to read many Book Descriptions. Many did everything a Book Description is supposed to do, some had a few problems, and many more had a lot of problems.

How to Write a Compelling Book Description 2: Traditional Versus Independent Publishing. https://lisamasontheauthor.com/2014/02/18/how-to-write-a-compelling-book-description-part-2-traditional-versus-independent-publishing-lisa-mason-sfwapro/
I published six novels with Random House and HarperCollins, and have had Book Descriptions written for me by the publishers’ marketing or advertising staff. I studied them—the Book Descriptions, not the staff. When I published my backlist, novelettes and novellas published in anthologies, and a few new titles on Bast Books, I had to write my own.

How to Write a Compelling Book Description 3: Essential Elements of a Book Description. https://lisamasontheauthor.com/2014/02/19/how-to-write-a-compelling-book-description-part-3-essential-elements-of-a-book-description-lisa-mason-sfwapro/
I identify nine Essential Elements of a Book Description and provide examples.

How to Write a Compelling Book Description 4: Problems with Book Descriptions and How to Solve Them. https://lisamasontheauthor.com/2014/02/20/how-to-write-a-compelling-book-description-part-4-problems-with-book-descriptions-and-how-to-solve-them-lisa-mason-sfwapro/
I identify nine common problems I’ve observed in Book Descriptions and suggest ways to solve them.

So there you have it, my friends. Hope you find some useful tips!

From the author of Summer Of Love, A Time Travel (a Philip K. Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book) on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, and Sony.
Summer of Love, A Time Travel is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

The Gilded Age, A Time Travel on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Sony, and Smashwords.
The Gilded Age, A Time Travel is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, on BarnesandNoble, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Apple, Kobo, Sony, and Smashwords.
The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Celestial Girl, The Omnibus Edition (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) includes all four books. On Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, and Sony;
Celestial Girl, The Omnibus Edition (A Lily Modjeska Mystery) is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

Strange Ladies: 7 Stories on Nook, US Kindle, Canada Kindle, UK Kindle, Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, and Sony.
Strange Ladies: 7 Stories is also on Amazon.com in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Japan, and India.

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