Writing Killer Blurbs and Hooks
Learn how to write killer blurbs and hooks and sell more books
Do you want to learn how to craft killer blurbs and sell more books?
Do you want to write hooks that leave readers reaching for their wallets?
Adam Croft has made hooks and blurbs his business.
His first killer hook (Could you murder your wife to save your daughter? — HER LAST TOMORROW) earned him six figures a month and paid off his mortgage within weeks.
His second (What if you discovered your husband was a serial killer? — TELL ME I'M WRONG) outsold HER LAST TOMORROW inside its first couple of months on sale and became his biggest-selling book to date.
In this module, you'll learn:
- What makes a great blurb
- How to craft killer hooks
- Why 99% of authors are doing blurbs wrong
- How to make a bad blurb brilliant
- Which words and language to use to sell more books
No fluff. No unnecessary padding. Just solid, practical information you can use to find new readers and sell more books.
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Start1 - Introduction (1:16)
Start2 - Why are blurbs so important? (2:26)
Start3 - Why most authors get blurbs wrong (10:10)
Start4 - What makes a good blurb? (4:57)
Start5 - What makes a great hook? (4:18)
Start6 - How to improve a bad blurb (8:30)
Start7 - Prettifying your blurb (2:44)
Start8 - Summary (2:11)
With almost two million books sold to date, Adam Croft is one of the most successful independently published authors in the world, and one of the biggest selling authorsof the past few years, having sold books in over 120 different countries.
To date, Adam has achieved seven Amazon storewide number 1 bestsellers, in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia.
His 2015 worldwide bestseller Her Last Tomorrow became one of the bestselling books of the year, peaking at number 12 in the combined paperback fiction and non-fiction chart.
His Knight & Culverhouse crime thriller series has seen huge popularity worldwide, with his Kempston Hardwick mystery books being adapted as audio plays starring some of the biggest names in British TV.
In 2016, the Knight & Culverhouse Box Set reached storewide number 1 in Canada, knocking J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child off the top spot only weeks after Her Last Tomorrow was also number 1 in the same country.
During the summer of 2016, two of Adam’s books hit the USA Today bestseller list only weeks apart, making them two of the most-purchased books in the United States over the summer.
In February 2017, Only The Truth became a worldwide bestseller, reaching storewide number 1 at both Amazon US and Amazon UK, making it the bestselling book in the world at that moment in time. The same day, Amazon’s overall Author Rankings placed Adam as the most widely read author in the world, with J.K. Rowling in second place.
In January 2018, Adam’s bestselling book to date, Tell Me I’m Wrong became a worldwide bestseller and quickly went on to outsell Her Last Tomorrow.
Adam is considered to be one of the world’s leading experts on independent publishing and has been featured on BBC television, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, the BBC World Service, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, The Bookseller and a number of other news and media outlets.
In March 2018, Adam was conferred as an Honorary Doctor of Arts, the highest academic qualification in the UK, by the University of Bedfordshire in recognition of his services to literature.
Adam presents the regular crime fiction podcast Partners in Crime with fellow bestselling author Robert Daws.