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Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 via Zoom.us

How to write a sizzling synopsis

July 8 via Zoom.us

Join the St. Louis Publishers Association at 7:00pm for our next monthly Zoom meeting and learn how to “How to write a sizzling synopsis” featuring Bryan Cohen.

Struggling to find new readers? Learn how a compelling book description 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 descriptions have in common. Through easy-to-follow tips and helpful examples in a variety of genres, Bryan's upcoming presentation will give you the tools you need to get a steady stream of online book browsers to click the Buy button every single day.

INSTRUCTIONS: Sign up is free. You can join from your smartphone, computer, or tablet. If you’ve used Zoom before, it should connect right away. If it’s your first time, simply sign up, follow the prompts, and allow it to access your camera and microphone.  Zoom link and details will be posted here prior to the meeting.

During this presentation, 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
  • Why you need a synopsis cliffhanger, and much, much more!

If you like informative presentations, 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.

Bryan Cohen is the founder of Best Page Forward, a copywriting agency for authors that has written over 2,500 book descriptions for the author community. He's also a self-published author himself, with 8 novels and over 100,000 copies sold. He's the co-host of the Sell More Books Show, a podcast with over one million downloads.


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