Writing the blurb?

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Image: Coyote walking by Sue Vincent

The book was done, all that remained was to get it up on Amazon and write the blurb. It is not an easy task to encapsulate a story in a few words, hoping to capture the interest of potential readers, while giving some flavour of what waits between the covers. It is a task dreaded by many writers and, at least where our books are concerned, usually left to me. With An Imperious Impulse, though, apparently, I had nothing left to do.

“We already have the blurb!”

“We do?”

“We do!” My companion passed me the blurb and I began to read aloud.

“‘Coyote is a Native American culture hero, buffoon, and trickster figure who mixes animal and human traits to mostly comic, often catastrophic, and sometimes salutary effect.’ Not quite how I’d have phrased it, but… ‘The world in which Coyote moves can be conceived as a parallel to…

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