If there are two publishing industry terms I see mixed up the most, it’s probably synopsis vs blurb. Both are very important to the publishing process, so it’s important to know the difference to be professional in conversation, and to accomplish your publishing goals.
The Basics of Writing a Book Synopsis What is a synopsis? Writing a book synopsis is different than writing a blurb. A blurb seeks to intrigue, to create questions and curiosity in a potential reader. The synopsis serves an opposite purpose; it answers all the questions and proves that there is more to your story….