How to Write a Sizzling Synopsis

In this book, you'll discover: How to simplify your plot to create a short, engaging synopsis Why using certain words can make customers fall in love with your story How to shed unnecessary subplots and make writing your blurb a joy instead ...

Author: Bryan Cohen


ISBN: 1540345408


Page: 120

View: 745


Struggling to find new readers? Learn how a compelling synopsis can make your book fly off the digital shelves! Do you hate writing blurbs? Do you wish there was an easier way to summarize your novel and get more sales in the process? Author and copywriter Bryan Cohen's book descriptions have hit both the Kindle Store's Top 50 and the USA Today Bestseller list. Let him show you exactly how to craft the copy you need to hook new readers. After writing hundreds of book descriptions for other authors and helping thousands with informative training, Bryan has learned what all the best book synopses have in common. Through easy-to-follow tips and helpful examples in a variety of genres, How to Write a Sizzling Synopsis gives you the tools you need to get a steady stream of online book browsers to click the Buy button every single day. In this book, you'll discover: How to simplify your plot to create a short, engaging synopsis Why using certain words can make customers fall in love with your story How to shed unnecessary subplots and make writing your blurb a joy instead of a chore The step-by-step system for writing and editing your synopsis for rhythm, momentum, and clarity Why you need a synopsis cliffhanger, and much, much more! Finally, you no longer have to take on the challenge of copywriting alone. With a more intriguing synopsis in place, all your future promotions, ads, and marketing campaigns can perform significantly better. You want more readers to buy your books, and Bryan's system is a great way to make it a reality. If you like detailed writing guides, plenty of examples, and a touch of humor, then you'll love Bryan Cohen's look behind the scenes at how he creates copy that sells. Buy How to Write a Sizzling Synopsis today to get new readers excited to buy your books!

How to Write a Grant Proposal

The previous synopsis is only 125 words, but it gives a clear picture of project
components. Project synopses are not glamorous or poetic—just descriptive. But
what if you only have a 50-word limit? The following is the synopsis for the same

Author: Cheryl Carter New

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471472001

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 315


Step-by-step guidance on how to write effective grants that get the funding you need. Complete with examples of fully-completed proposals, you'll also get an easy-to-use companion website containing guide sheets and templates that can be easily downloaded, customized, and printed. The authors provide examples of completed proposals and numerous case studies to demonstrate how the grant-seeking process typically works. Order your copy today!

How To Write a Chiller Thriller

The. Synopsis. Aka The Writers' Curse! But it needn't be. However, its function is
to help 'sell' your book and inform apotential agentor editor what it's about, so the
most important information should come first. E.g., Genre/Where and when ...

Author: Sally Spedding

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 9781782791737

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 262

View: 677


Have you dreamt of becoming a thriller writer but not dared to do so because of lack of self-belief, or the necessary time, or both? Are you also a thriller reader who has been disappointed by the sameness and lack of ambition in what you've read? If so, this book will help you create chiller thrillers with a difference, with memorable characters and truly chilling plots, drawing not only from the past and present, but the future too. From horror and the paranormal, to equally disturbing scientific and hi-tech developments. Bravery is the key. So, come on board!

How to Write a Non Fiction Book Proposal that ells

The synopsis is another view of your project. It's more detailed than the brief
statement in your cover letter. The Table of Contents gives one view; the synopsis
gives another. It's also a writing sample, showing the reader a bit more of your ...

Author: Anne Wayman


ISBN: 9780971862838



View: 357


How to Write and Sell a Book Proposal

Stella Whitelaw. I always hated writing synopses with the result that they were
dreadful . I simply did not recognise what to put in them and wrote aimlessly in
circles , padding out the prose with verbosity . No wonder they were sent back .

Author: Stella Whitelaw

Publisher: Writers Books

ISBN: 1902713052

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 92

View: 121


Every writer was once a beginner, and this book provides a step-by-step guide to help you structure a synopsis, plot and outline as well as polish your final words. Topics include: writers' jargon or 50 words every writer needs to know, overcoming writers' block, and planning and plotting.

Writing Fiction For Dummies

If you prefer a top-down approach, read this chapter in order: You first see how to
write a synopsis, then a scene list, and then a scene. When you're ready to create
your story structure, write your storyline first and then define the three-act ...

Author: Randy Ingermanson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470585238

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 162


A complete guide to writing and selling your novel So you want to write a novel? Great! That’s a worthy goal, no matter what your reason. But don’t settle for just writing a novel. Aim high. Write a novel that you intend to sell to a publisher. Writing Fiction for Dummies is a complete guide designed to coach you every step along the path from beginning writer to royalty-earning author. Here are some things you’ll learn in Writing Fiction for Dummies: Strategic Planning: Pinpoint where you are on the roadmap to publication; discover what every reader desperately wants from a story; home in on a marketable category; choose from among the four most common creative styles; and learn the self-management methods of professional writers. Writing Powerful Fiction: Construct a story world that rings true; create believable, unpredictable characters; build a strong plot with all six layers of complexity of a modern novel; and infuse it all with a strong theme. Self-Editing Your Novel: Psychoanalyze your characters to bring them fully to life; edit your story structure from the top down; fix broken scenes; and polish your action and dialogue. Finding An Agent and Getting Published: Write a query letter, a synopsis, and a proposal; pitch your work to agents and editors without fear. Writing Fiction For Dummies takes you from being a writer to being an author. It can happen—if you have the talent and persistence to do what you need to do.

Guide to Literary Agents 2016

HOW. TO. WRITE. A. SYNOPSIS. 6. tips. to. compose. your. novel. summary. by
Chuck Sambuchino I've never met a single person who liked writing a synopsis.
Seriously—not one. But still, synopses are a necessary part of the submission ...

Author: Chuck Sambuchino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781599639567

Category: Reference

Page: 332

View: 598


THE BEST RESOURCE AVAILABLE FOR FINDING A LITERARY AGENT No matter what you're writing--fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children--you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2016 is your essential resource for finding that literary agent and getting your book bought by the country's top publishers. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 literary agents who represent writers and their books, this new, updated edition of GLA includes: • A one-year subscription to the literary agents content on* • Secrets to why agents stop reading your submission. Four literary agents review writers' unpublished first pages and give honest feedback. The agents examine 10 different first-page submissions and explain if and when they would stop reading. • "New Agent Spotlights"--profiles of literary reps actively building their client lists right now. • Success stories: 13 debut authors explain their paths to publication so you can learn from their success and see what they did right. • Answers to 19 frequently asked questions about query letters and submissions. • Informative how-to articles on synopsis writing, voice and craft, characters, platform and blogging, nonfiction book proposals, and more. + Includes exclusive access to the webinar "30 Tips for Getting an Agent" by Elizabeth Kracht of Kimberly Cameron & Associates *Please note: The e-book version of this title does not include a one-year subscription to "The first book I ever bought when I began my publishing journey was the Guide to Literary Agents. And it's one of the first things I recommend to any aspiring writer." --Renee Ahdieh, author of The Wrath and the Dawn (2015), the first of a two-book deal from Penguin/Putnam "I found my literary agent in Guide to Literary Agents. The GLA was one of the best writing investments I ever made." --Jessica Lidh, author of debut novel The Number 7 (Merit Press)

How to Write a Moving Picture Play

HOW TO WRITE A SYNOPSIS . Having mastered the preceding details , we are
now ready to start upon the actual writing of the Photoplay . Begin by placing at
the top of the first page the writer's name and address , opposite write " Submitted

Author: Felix Fantus


ISBN: UCAL:$B31517

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 23

View: 405


How to write a Coursework

How to write a Coursework? “In a student prespective” Synopsis is an alternative
to abstract, you could include synopsis wherever you can't use the word “abstract
” such as an essay. Synopsis in a coursework declares the flow of information in ...


Publisher: How to write a Coursework

ISBN: 8190883607



View: 956


Creative Writing

They want you to write them a query letter first telling them very briefly exactly
what you are offering and why you think it ... We will be working on the specifics
of how to write query letters and synopses in a moment, but whether you are a
poet, ...

Author: Linda Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317797029

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 664

View: 390


Creative Writing is a complete writing course that will jump-start your writing and guide you through your first steps towards publication. Suitable for use by students, tutors, writers’ groups or writers working alone, this book offers: a practical and inspiring section on the creative process, showing you how to stimulate your creativity and use your memory and experience in inventive ways in-depth coverage of the most popular forms of writing, in extended sections on fiction, poetry and life writing, including biography and autobiography, giving you practice in all three forms so that you might discover and develop your particular strengths a sensible, up-to-date guide to going public, to help you to edit your work to a professional standard and to identify and approach suitable publishers a distinctive collection of exciting exercises, spread throughout the workbook to spark your imagination and increase your technical flexibility and control a substantial array of illuminating readings, bringing together extracts from contemporary and classic writings in order to demonstrate a range of techniques that you can use or adapt in your own work. Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings presents a unique opportunity to benefit from the advice and experience of a team of published authors who have also taught successful writing courses at a wide range of institutions, helping large numbers of new writers to develop their talents as well as their abilities to evaluate and polish their work to professional standards. These institutions include Lancaster University and the University of East Anglia, renowned as consistent producers of published writers.

Will Write for Shoes

The crucial difference between writing a synopsis for any other genre and writing
for Chick Lit is this: you're going to want to make sure your synopsis is infused
with your writing “voice.” (Remember voice? From way back in Chapter 13?)

Author: Cathy Yardley

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781466850200

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 196


* What is Chick Lit exactly? * How do I write a Chick Lit novel? * What are the steps I need to take to get published? Once dismissed as a fad by the popular press and literary community, the women's fiction genre called Chick Lit is now one of the hottest growing markets for new writers. In Will Write for Shoes, veteran Chick Lit and romance author Cathy Yardley addresses the common questions (and misconceptions) about the genre. Based on years of teaching about commercial women's fiction, this definitive guide provides invaluable tips and step-by-step methods for writing and selling a successful Chick Lit novel. Features include: * The history of Chick Lit * A blueprint for writing a Chick Lit novel * New trends in the genre * Tips and tools for breaking into the market * FAQs and miscellanea A directory of agents and publishers who acquire Chick Lit, sample submission materials, and online resources make this fun and comprehensive manual a must-have for all women who want to write a Chick Lit novel.

Successful Professional Reviews for Civil Engineers

In general , your c.v. will tell the Institution what experience you have been
exposed to , the report on Practical Experience and the Core ... Published
research papers are a good place to find out how to write a synopsis if you are
not sure .

Author: H. Macdonald Steels

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 0727726137

Category: Civil engineers

Page: 105

View: 195


- Background to the role of the professional civil engineer - The complete picture - Starting to prepare the submission - The training record - Continuing education and training - The experience report - CPR project report and IPR expertise report - Common faults in the report - Appropriate supporting documents - From submission to review - The review day - The essays and written test - Preparing for the written work - The aftermath - Mature candidate review

How to Write for Television 6th Edition

You are writing a synopsis, not a blowbyblow account. SHORT PLAYS OR '
SHORTS' Short plays – either 30minute slots or the 10minute slots pioneered by
Anglia's First Take and 10x10 by BBC Bristol are usually aimed at encouraging
new ...

Author: William Smethurst

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848033634

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 160

View: 374


Television is a growth industry with an insatiable hunger for writing talent. Soaps, series dramas, plays, situation comedies - television constantly needs new writers. This inspiring book is full of professional tips and techniques that producers, agents and script editors would give you themselves - if only they had the time. Complete with vital information on how to sell your writing - and how much you can earn. Packed with tips for writing and selling. Lists essential contacts and phone numbers. Contents: List of Illustrations; The opportunities; 1. The basics; 2. Story & theme; 3. Style; 4. Structure; 5. Plotting; 6. Visual Interest; 7. Dialogue; 8. Characterisation; 9. Situation Comedy; 10. Presentation; 11. From Script to Screen; 12. The difficult Markets; 13. Programmes Looking for Writers; 14. Soap Operas; 15. Other Markets for Scripts; 16. Common Queries; 17. TV Talk; 18. Organisations That Will Help You; 19. Where to Send your Script; Further reading; Index.

How to Write a Photoplay

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS . SYNOPSIS . Why do companies prefer short
synopsis ? Because a story can be told in a short one , 250 to 300 words ; less
detail to analyze , and because a condensed script - synopsis shows the writer's
ability ...

Author: Arthur Winfield Thomas


ISBN: OSU:32435057977217

Category: Motion picture plays

Page: 327

View: 925


How to Write and Get it Published

They place two strong characters " face to face , " in conflict with each other , and
let them lead the way in building the plot . The opening ... A Story Synopsis A
most important step in plotting a story is to write a synopsis . Sadly , this most ...

Author: David S. Akens

Publisher: Edorts Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 0873979966

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

View: 963


This practical guide to strengthening writing skills and getting noticed in the cut-throat publishing industry will benefit aspiring authors, struggling authors, or anyone with an unpublished manuscript. Among the topics covered are how to read intelligently and carefully; understanding setting and characterisation; how to write character biographies and characteristics lists; plotting, drafting, and writing; reasons why manuscripts are rejected; finding agents, publishers, and printers; and marketing and sales strategies. This complete set of start-to-finish tools puts the emphasis back on good writing as the surest means of getting published for profit.

Novel Writing

I have a couple of shelves full of books on writing which I have collected over the
years. Like you I am fascinated by talk ... I've just opened one at random and
seen a section on how to write a sizzling synopsis. It tells you exactly what to do:

Author: Romesh Gunesekera

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781780938264

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 765


Packed with tips from bestselling and prize-winning authors, Novel Writing: A Writers' and Artists' Companion will give you all the practical advice you need to write and publish your novel. PART 1 provides an introduction to the forms and history of the novel and helps you plan and research your masterpiece, develop characters and compelling narratives and your own authorial voice. PART 2 contains guest contributions from Philip Pullman, Louise Doughty, Glenn Patterson, Jeanette Winterson, Jonathan Franzen, Stevie Davies, Doris Lessing, Tash Aw, Elif Shafak, Anne Enright, Tim Pears, Anita Desai, Tim Lott, Amit Chaudhuri, Andrea Levy, Alan Hollinghurst, Bernardo Atxaga, Hanan Al-Shaykh, Michèle Roberts, Joan Brady, Lynn Freed, Evelyn Toynton as well as a number of the 2013 list of the Best of Young British Novelists including Kamila Shamsie, Tamima Anam, Naomi Alderman, Ned Beauman, Jenni Fagan and Joanna Kavenna. PART 3 offers practical advice on collaborative writing, overcoming writer's block, editing and rewriting and finding an agent and a publisher for your work. Written by two multi-award winning authors, this is a comprehensive manual for established and aspiring novelists alike.

How to Write Attention Grabbing Query Cover Letters

The Synopsis If you accomplished what you should have with your query letter ,
the reader should be anxiously rummaging through your 9x12 envelope for the
second half of your proposal — the synopsis . This is the final tease to close the ...

Author: John Wood

Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

ISBN: 1582970238

Category: Reference

Page: 208

View: 133


John Wood sees it with numbing regularity: the query letter that comes close to making a sale - until the writer makes some fatal, but avoidable mistake. &break;&break;So the Modern Maturity senior editor wrote this letter-writer's guidebook. Read it, learn from it, use its secrets to write queries that get accepted. &break;&break;Discover: &break; why boldness beats blandness every time&break; how to rocket your query right past the slush pile&break; how to make a big impression with a little cover letter&break; the 10 basics you must have in your article query&break; the 10 query blunders that can ruin your chances&break; how to dramatize your novel with a query/synopsis package&break; what a book proposal is, why you need it, and how to write it &break;&break;As you publish more, your professional correspondence will increase. Whether the correspondence is a complaint to your editor, a celebrity interview request or anything else connected with your career, you'll make it ring with style and professionalism with this book. &break;&break;Wood includes chapter-ending Question & Answer sections that clarify issues concerning the type of letter at hand. He's also packed the book with illustrative samples. You'll see many that are pure dynamite - and one real bomb. &break;&break;Read this book and immediately begin to write energetic, masterly, persuasive letters. Keep editors hanging on your words. Make them eager to buy your work.

How to Write Moving Picture Plays

Avoid one FIRST AND THEN WRITE YOUR SYNOPSIS . that contains eight or
ten words ; this may be necessary Having the completed scenario before you will
enable at times , but two , three , four , or five words is far prefer you to use every

Author: William Lewis Gordon


ISBN: UOM:39015013411783

Category: Motion picture plays

Page: 26

View: 599


How to Write Photoplays

not write an intelligent synopsis . The busy editor , reading his way through a
stack of manuscripts on his desk , has no time to tell the writer that he thinks his
weakness lies there . Mr. Editor is paid to get good stories for his company — and
he ...

Author: Clarence J. Caine


ISBN: IOWA:31858005837335

Category: Images, Photographic

Page: 269

View: 779