Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Sargent focuses on “Book Descriptions that Sell” at Jan. 5 workshop

Award-winning author Karen Sargent will share her expertise on how to write “Book Descriptions that Sell” from 10 a.m. to noon, Jan. 5, in the Dogwood Room at The Lodge Des Peres, 1050 Des Peres Rd, St. Louis, MO 63131. Free to St. Louis Writers Guild members; $5 for nonmembers.

“Many authors don't realize how important writing irresistible back cover copy is. Instead, they see it as a dreaded struggle,” she said. “Before a book description can entice readers to buy a book, it must first win over agents and publishers.”

Whether your book is a work in progress or a complete manuscript, Karen will share a few simple steps to help you write book descriptions agents, publishers, and readers won't be able to resist.

Award-winning author of Waiting for Butterflies, Karen Sargent is on a mission to use her experience to help other writers on their journey. Whether presenting at conferences, teaching at writing groups, or mentoring individuals, Karen enjoys meeting writers where they are and helping them take their next step. She is a member of the Womens Fiction Writers Association, American Christian Fiction Writers, the Missouri Writers Guild, and the SEMO Writers Guild. To learn more about her writing or to receive help with yours, visit Karen at

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