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Words and Worlds and Blurbs, Oh My!

Am I the only author out there who struggles with writing blurbs for my books? I create worlds and characters, and then I have to shrink it all into a couple hundred words. It seems like an impossible task. In fact, it took me days and a number of drafts to get this blurb for Home Ice Advantage as pared down as I did, without losing any of the detail. Care to read it? Then wait no longer! Iris may have home ice advantage, but Mark is the hometown hockey hero. Mark Klingensmith just played the worst season of his career. He’s got one season left on his contract with the Dallas Comets, and he’s worried that the team won’t re-sign him. Mark doesn’t have time to think about his future, though, because he gets the bad news that his mother is still sick with cancer and is undergoing a second round of chemotherapy. Iris Olson has been taking care of Mark’s mother, Sandra, while Mark was off playing pro hockey. Sandra had always been like a mother to Iris, and Iris gladly takes on