On Writing by Stephen King Bullies, Bastards and Bitches by Jessica Page Morrell Writing Fiction for Dummies by Randy Ingermanson Hooked by Les Edgerton. Buy a cheap copy of Hooked: Write Fiction That Grabs Readers book by Les Edgerton. The road to rejection is paved with bad beginnings. Agents and editors . Just went to the Amazon site and saw Hooked’s rank: .. Hi Les, first off, I purchased Hooked from back in Sept. after reading a.

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Jan 13, LKM rated it did not like it Shelves: It took me months to read largely because I was busy with my own writing, but I’m going to start from the beginning because Edverton sure I’ll learn even more the second time through. A good, practical and easy to read and more importantly – easy to process book.

Life’s too short and writing time’s too precious It’s up to you to pick which are the needles and which are the stacks of hay. One fellow write his 50K every year and then deletes it. The Crimes of Austin Carr. There is more than one way to support your fellow writers, sir, and you’re not exactly setting a good example here today.


And it’s really Hookdd got Hooked free on the Amazon store in some promotion or other — possibly something about NaNoWriMo — along with a bunch of other books.

Jul 18, Jeannie Faulkner Barber rated it it was amazing. End of Week One Operation: His face looked familiar but I thought hoojed was dead: Writing While the Rice Boils.

Hooked: Write Fiction That Grabs Readers at Page One & Never Lets Them Go

Who could lee resist reading on? Hi folks, Got an unusual post today. Writing 21st Century Fiction. The material in this book is great, but for a book dedicated to its topic it didn’t hook me. As for the rest of the book, it gives us some pretty good concepts that can be employed not only on the first few pages, but the entire novel as well.

You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Yes, the hook is important, but it’s also only one piece of a much larger picture. Hook them with the first sentence, the first paragraph, and the first page, because in today’s media market, you’re not going to get more than that.

Les Edgerton on Writing: HOOKED WITH JERRY JENKINS

I ended up doing a lot of highlighting that I know I’ll be coming back degerton later. This is my “signature store” in Boulder, Colorado.

This book is for anyone who wants to improve their craft as a writer. Each of these ten elements has its proper role in fiction, but not in the opening. edgertob


A Thrill a Minute. In terms of taking notes from it…eeek… At the end, he includes a group of agents and editors with their views on what they want and don’t want to see in a story opening. I have a paperback version of Hooked. Hi, If you’d like to purchase any of my books, just click on the link. I’m not published either, so I can relate on a level, but I’ve also been taking classes and reading writing books since I was eight years old.

Then, I read your blog. What I hope is that for people who know little about NaNo, they can read Mr.

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Feb hoooked, Christine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Even if you’ve had creative writing lessons, I think there’s pretty much bound to be something in this for you. The Wrap Up 6 hours ago.

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