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Blurbs Sell Books

Mar 4, 2021

Today on the show, author Jim Heskett and copywriting guru Abigail Dunard tackle an author-submitted blurb to dissect it and understand how to write killer sales copy. 

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Here are this episode’s read-along selections:


Author: C McIntosh

Title: Transplant Dance


Three teens face dramatic choices as they come to terms with life, death and other priorities.


Aiden Corwin adjusts to the terror of waiting for a kidney, but can he forgive his father for leaving him when he was younger?


When Zafirah Negrassi returns home after her heart transplant, she expects life to be the same as it was. Can she accept that things are different?


How can Tanya James repair her relationship with her sister when her twin is in intensive care in the local hospital?


This is a fictional story for YA readers, written from alternate perspectives.


If you like thoughtful, inspiring stories filled with courage then you’ll enjoy C. McIntosh’s Transplant Dance.


Unlock Transplant Dance and discover this touching story today!


--Abigail's Targeted Tip:


YA blurbs should include both humor and heartbreak.


--Other Stuff:


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