Writing a Synopsis


It is very important to learn how to write a synopsis. A synopsis is a brief overview of a novel that publishers and agents use to see if they are interested in more information from a prospective author. It is essential that every writer knows how to write one. It is a required tool of the trade.

Today’s featured link discusses ways to write a synopsis. I found it very informative. Stay awhile on the site, there is a lot of good stuff  over there.



Writing a novel synopsis is a something that every writer needs to know how to do. Even if your agent does not ask for a synopsis, your editor will require one at some point, either for her own use, or for the marketing and art departments. But self-publishers are not off the hook. You will need a synopsis to give to your cover artist (if you’re hiring one) or for your own reference as you write your flap copy. Click here to read the rest of this article.


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