I’ve been trolling Amazon reading book blurbs from other indie authors and I have noticed a trend that disturbs me. Does this trend appear to be working? Will people buy their books because of the burning questions? Is there a better way to write a blurb?
Are you getting my point?
As I sigh dramatically, I wonder how much effort it really is to take a moment and tell about the book rather than asking a question you think the reader will be dying to find out – my conclusion is: Not much effort at all.
As a reader, I read because I like the description – not because I need answers. The questions are not questions I would ask the author about their book.
Will they get the crooks or die trying?
Will the cake fall and ruin her career as a pastry chef?
I really don’t care because…
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