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

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4.2 out of 5
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Book Description


The road to rejection is paved with bad beginnings. Agents and editors agree: Improper story beginnings are the single biggest barrier to publication. Why? If a novel or short story has a bad beginning, then no one will keep reading. It's just that simple.

In Hooked, author Les Edgerton draws on his experience as a successful fiction writer and teacher to help you overcome the ... More
Book Information
PublisherWriter's Digest Books
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelAdult
# of Pages256
ISBN-101582974578
ISBN-13978-1582974576
Publication Date04/12/2007
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About Les Edgerton (Author) : Les Edgerton is a published author. Published credits of Les Edgerton include Hooked: Write Fiction That Grabs Readers at Page One & Never Lets Them Go.
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