Tag Archives: Writing Hooks

Crafting A First Line That Will Hook Your Readers

What helps you decide if you’re going to take a chance on a book? Cover art, blurb, or the all-important first line? Writing the perfect opening line is essential to grabbing readers attention. So what does a great first line … Continue reading

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The First Pages Of Your Novel Should Have…

Worried the beginning of your novel isn’t going to captivate your readers? Then follow these eleven simple tips to make sure you have included everything you needed to hook them. There is also a video on where to start your … Continue reading

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I Want To Write A Thriller Novel—-But How?

For a healthy, fully functioning thriller, try some literary vitamin C. Dose your book with these five Cs and it will stand strong, chest out, ready to give your reader a run for the money. Continue reading

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Writing A First Chapter That Will Hook Your Readers And Agents Alike.

Want to hook readers so they can’t walk away from your book? Want to catch an agent’s attention and stand out from the rest of the slush pile? Want to get that elusive word-of-mouth buzz about your book? Writing an amazing first chapter is one of the most powerful ways of achieving these goals. Easier said than done, though, right? Continue reading

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How To Hook Your Readers From The VERY First Line.

Although I consider myself an avid reader, I must admit I have a short attention span when it comes to getting into books. If you fail to grab my attention in the first few lines, I start spacing out. Continue reading

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