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  • SubGenre:Writing / Authorship
  • Language:English
  • Pages:40
  • eBook ISBN:9781630686888

I Used to Hate Writing a Synopsis...but Not Anymore

A Step by Step Guide To Creating an Eye Catching Synopsis and Cover Letter

by Susan Palmquist

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Would you rather do anything besides write a synopsis for your book? This easy guide shows you how you can begin enjoying the process and offers you a step by step guiding on putting together a synopsis that will showcase your story and make it stand out from the crowd. You'll learn what makes a perfect synopsis. What to leave in and what to leave out. Each chapter offers you an assignment to test your newly learned skills. There's also a chapter on writing a cover letter and putting together a submission package for targeting agents and editors.
Would you rather do anything besides write a synopsis for your book? If so, you're not alone because most writers consider this the most dreaded part of the manuscript submission process. This guide offers you a step by step guide on putting together the perfect synopsis that actually showcases your story. In it your learn all about what makes the ideal synopsis. What agents and editors look for when they read one. What to leave in, and more importantly what to leave out. You'll get lots of practice in writing one before you tackle your own. Each chapter offers a checklist and an exercise for you to try. Also included is a chapter on putting together a cover letter and then putting together your whole submission package.
About the author
Susan Palmquist is a freelance writer and author of cooking, writing how tos and mysteries. Under her pen name, Vanessa Devereaux she writes erotic romances and erotica and pens three ongoing series, including the bestselling Kalispell Shifters. When she's not writing, she's tutoring new writers or offering workshops through various chapters of RWA. Her other writing instruction book, How To Write a Romance Novel was published in 2012 and she's currently working on her next title 50 Common Writing Sins.
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