>The more I learn about loglines, the more I like them and realize just how hard they are to write! If you’re like me, you need examples of what loglines are, good examples too. Which I’ve found by doing some searching. I hope they give you an idea of how to write your own!  Don’t forget – if you haven’t already – join us for our logline blogfest!  Whether your book is already complete or you’re in the midst of writing it – having that logline will help you to figure out what your story is about 😉

“In a future North America, where the rules of Panem maintain control though an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss’s skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place.” (THE HUNGER GAMES)

The extraordinary story of a thoroughbred racehorse – from his humble beginnings as an under-fed workhorse to his unlikely rise and triumphant victory over the Triple Crown winner, War Admiral. (SEABISCUIT)

A 17th Century tale of adventure on the Caribbean Sea where the roguish yet charming Captain Jack Sparrow joins forces with a young blacksmith in a gallant attempt to rescue the Governor of England’s daughter and reclaim his ship. (PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN)

After segueing from a life of espionage to raising a family, Gregorio and Ingrid Cortez are called back into action. But when they are kidnapped by their evil nemesis, there are only two people in the world who can rescue them… their kids! (SPY KIDS)

Toula’s family has exactly three traditional values – “Marry a Greek boy, have Greek babies, and feed everyone.” When she falls in love with a sweet, but WASPy guy, Toula struggles to get her family to accept her fiancée, while she comes to terms with her own heritage. (MY BIG, FAT, GREEK WEDDING)