Are you getting the story out of your head and onto the page in your opening chapter? Here’s how to recognize and shake off the burden of knowledge.
In order to write a great first chapter for a book, you have to start in the right place. There are two main ways writers tend to get this wrong.
Do you write the right chord or fill your paragraphs with words that don’t move the story or premise forward because you feel you’ve got to fill up space?
It pays to write a great opening line that hooks your reader and yanks them into your story. A great first line serves as a promise and an invitation we can’t refuse.
By Jennie Nash In publishing, everything starts with the quality of the book. Today you’ll hear from editor and book coach Jennie Nash. In the course of her work, Jennie sees firsthand what authors tend to get wrong as they write their books–the rookie mistakes, the glaring errors, the fatal flaws. Her post today digs […]
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