Anyway. Blurbs. Have you ever picked up a book on the strength of a blurb? It's funny, because as a reader, I'm only occasionally influenced by the blurbage. I might pick something up off the shelf on the strength of a really great blurb. But most of the time, nope. I still read them, and I think, "Man, that would be awesome to have a blurb like that from HER." And that's as far as it goes.
But now that I'm actually going to get Ye Olde Book published, I'm a little crazy about the blurbs. Now they have suddenly jumped way up on my importance meter. And I'm thinking these are what I want:
Did it work? Are you going to read my book now?