• Home
  • /
  • Podcast
  • /
  • 064: Mastering Amazon Book Descriptions with Julie C. Gilbert

064: Mastering Amazon Book Descriptions with Julie C. Gilbert

Julie C. Gilbert is a multi-genre writer and a high school chemistry teacher. She writes everything from middle-grade fantasy (Awakening) to Christian mystery (Heartfelt Cases) to fast-paced mystery/thrillers (Lei Crime Kindle World Shadow Council Series) to nonfiction (5 Steps to Surviving Chemistry and 5 Steps to Better Blurbs). In other news, you can find her taking walks on lovely days, drinking tea, building with Legos, or collecting something Star Wars related.

In this episode, Julie discusses:

  • What elements should be included in a good book description (blurb)
  • Where to start in the process of writing a book description (blurb)
  • How long should a book description be?
  • Why authors need to be thoughtful about how they approach writing book descriptions
  • Why good keywords for book descriptions matter
  • What to look for in a book blurb writer

Resources Mentioned:

Get to Know Julie:

Let’s Hear from You:

  • Leave a comment below
  • Message me on Twitter
  • Join my Facebook Group
  • Share this show on Twitter or Facebook
  • Leave a review on iTunes

Subscribe to The Art & Business of Writing Podcast:

Get Notified on New Episodes and Other News:

 

BE AMONG THE FIRST TO READ MY NEWEST WORK

Mended Faith: A Life of Abuse, Pain and Redemption

Mended Faith shares Cornelia Jude's struggle to understand why she was the target of repetitive sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, and how unhealthy coping mechanisms—drug and alcohol abuse, reclusive behavior, and self-mutilation-—didn't heal her, but added more brokenness to her already shattered life. Jude builds a case for faith in Christ as the only way to find peace, forgive abusers, and live a life of joy beyond the shadows of pain.
 GET YOURS NOW
close-link