This is the second episode in a three-part series of episodes on how to write a query letter. In it, Abigail teaches writers how to write the second paragraph of the query letter, otherwise known as the blurb or back cover copy.
The back cover copy is the most important section in a query letter. Abigail shares important details writers need to make it stand out, some including:
3 Key Details Needed in Every Back Cover Copy:
***Jessica Faust and James McGowan list and describe these in their awesome Bookends Youtube video. Check out their channel for more amazing writing tips and advice on all things publishing***
James Scott Bell’s 3-Sentence Method to Write a Back Cover:
The Secret: Great to include in your back cover!
Example: Abigail analyzes some back cover copy examples to model how a strong back cover includes the details and strategies discussed in this episode.