The First 50 Pages

The First 50 Pages

Engage Agents, Editors and Readers, and Set up your Novel for Success

Book - 2011
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Seeking writing success? Start at the beginning...

Whether you're looking to get published or just hoping to hook your reader, first impressions are vital. Compelling opening scenes are the key to catching an agent or editor's attention, and are crucial for keeping your reader engaged.

As a writer, what you do in your opening pages, and how you do it, is a matter that cannot be left to chance. The First 50 Pages is here to help you craft a strong beginning right from the start. You'll learn how to:

introduce your main character establish your story world set up the plot's conflict begin your hero's inner journey write an amazing opening line and terrific first page and more This helpful guide walks you through the tasks your first 50 pages must accomplish in order to avoid leaving readers disoriented, frustrated, or bored. Don't let your reader put your book down before ever seeing its beauty. Let The First 50 Pages show you how to begin your novel with the skill and intentionality that will land you a book deal, and keep readers' eyes glued to the page.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio :, Writer's Digest Books,, 2011, ©2011.
ISBN: 9781599632834
1599632837
Branch Call Number: 808. 3 GER
Characteristics: viii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: First fifty pages

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