Browse books in the genre that matches the basic description you remember of the book browse by genre at a large online bookstore that carries a wide variety of titles you may stumble upon the book quickly, or you might see similar or related titles that will jog your memory and help you remember the title of the book you seek. Each book you find on our web site is a single, unique copy, and we provide detailed descriptions of the books to help you decide which copy to order to see the book details page, click on the highlighted book title from the search results page. Book descriptions submitted by verhulst on thu, 2008-07-17 09:19 thanks to the help of a very generous volunteer, ccel has completed the task of including short biographies of most of the authors of the books included in the ccel library. Most book descriptions have less to do with the story of the book, and more to do with the story of the reader tell the reader about the journey they're going to take, rather than trying to create a shorthand or synopsis of your book. American gods (2001) is a novel by english author neil gaiman the novel is a blend of americana , fantasy , and various strands of ancient and modern mythology , all centering on the mysterious and taciturn shadow.
How to write a stunning book description by richard nolan when you are facing the task of writing your book description, the most logical thing to do seems just to read the book at then sum it up - prepare its gist and describe your impressions, give your ideas and opinions on various aspects, and then pass your judgment. Otherwise, a section in your book description will appear to be a new section of the product page on amazon, not a new section of your description i know you probably wanted to use that flashy orange text, but it's simply not a good practice. Wilentz, whose book description was denuded of the word bondage in a passage about slavery, said the glitch is at one level hilarious and another level sad. Book publishers are responsible for overseeing the selection, production, marketing and distribution processes involved with new works of writing although book publishers can work for one of the.
Before i start digging into book description writing, it's best to get back to the basics and remember what exactly a good book description needs and, i'll be the first to tell you i haven't memorized everything. Why a book's amazon description is actually a sales description and not a summary of the book's narrative what writers get wrong in their book sales descriptions the most important aspects of fiction and non-fiction book descriptions , including the importance of tag-lines, adjectives and other descriptive words, and quotes. Many book descriptions call books accessible in an effort to make them more appealing to a broader base of readers — but this doesn't always work in each of our business blurb tests, including the word accessible lowered the ctr by 20%. That's why books like john carter's classic 1952 volume, abc for book collectors, exist it's a glossary of terms used to describe books it's a glossary of terms used to describe books. A good book description is detailed, descriptive copy that is good for public display, used for your book marketing, book discovery, and for sales purposes it helps potential buyers find and understand your book.
Though the process of redacting the words is automated, reck said it affected only a small number of books here's an example of how certain words are omitted from book descriptions on targetcom. Job descriptions save shrm offers two options for creating job descriptions for your company: free sample templates (below) available to shrm members, or a premium job description manager that. Instructions: write your book description below then highlight & click the buttons to make them appear how you want when finished, click generate my code copy & paste the code into your book's kdp description section if when you go to publish your book description, and amazon says no and. A list of books with brief descriptions of contents pentateuch--5 books genesis-- creation, the fall, the flood, the spread of the nations, abraham, isaac, jacob, and joseph.
Pastor principal function: the pastor is responsible to the church for proclaim- ing the gospel of jesus christ, for using his skills in administrative lead-ership, for engaging in pastoral care ministries to meet the needs of per. A number of publishers, most of them university presses, are taking target corporation to task for redacting certain key words in the product descriptions of their books. Children's book descriptions are by necessity directed at adults, so many of the dominant terms involve the books themselves: read, readers, kindle, author, series, kids, ages, learn, and illustrations are all high on the list.
One of the most vital of these is your book description - which comes under the conversion point above when you have that potential reader on your page, their mouse hovering tantalizingly-close to that 'buy' button, they will be looking at a few elements: the cover, the reviews, the sampleand the description. 2) click on one of the letters above to do to search for a book by name we have many genres including literature, science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comedies, dramas, scifi movies, and more. The most important piece of copywriting for authors is the first line of your book description 80% of customers stop reading after the first line so you need a first line that is clear and that entices them to keep reading.
Call it a blurb or a book description, those short paragraphs on your sales page are the second most important sales items you have only the book cover is more important when it comes to grabbing a reader's attention. The amazon html better book description tool is an editing tool that allows kdp authors to easily create great looking amazon product descriptions with a few clicks of the button if you have been involved in kindle publishing, then you've likely heard about using amazon html codes in your product descriptions. Project gutenberg is a participant in yahoo's content acquisition program this provides a search of book metadata (author, title, brief description, keywords) freshness: updated weekly. Description that relies solely on physical attributes too often turns into what janet burroway calls the all-points bulletin it reads something like this: my father is a tall, middle-aged man of average build.