Sunday, October 14, 2007

Book Cover Coaching: Back Cover Copy--Category Subject Headings

Book Category Subject Headings:
Make sure you choose the right one for your book

By Susan Kendrick

A necessity for any book, the Category Subject Heading gives consumers, distributors, and booksellers a clear definition of your book's content. Your book cover designer will place this category at the top, upper left-hand corner of your back cover . . . but it is up to you to choose the right one.

Where to Get One
For a complete list of available Subject Category Headings, which are updated and added to annually, go to The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) website. BISG is the book industry’s leading trade association for policy, standards and research. Click on the link below to go to the Subject Headings page and follow the two-part directions there:

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© Copyright 2007, Susan Kendrick, Write to Your Market, Inc.

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