Effective Novel Hooks: How To Build One for Your Query Letter Webinar
At a Glance
In most novel query letters, the make-it or break-it part is your novel hook, those 100 or so words that tell the agent or editor about your protagonist and the story problem. Most writers make the mistake of telling too much or telling the wrong things.
In this webinar, you'll learn:
- The 3 key elements you need in your novel hook (plus that special twist!)
- The most common errors that writers make when constructing a hook
- How to ensure you use the words that have the most impact and really resonate with a publishing professional
- What overall things you should check for in your query that may devalue your novel hook
- Publisher Writer's Digest Books
- Publication date: 01/01/2011
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Meet the Author: Jane Friedman
Jane Friedman is a former publishing & media exec who now teaches full-time at the University of Cincinnati. She has spoken on writing, publishing, and the future of media at more than 200 events since 2001, including South by Southwest, BookExpo America, and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.
Her expertise has been featured by sources such as NPR’s Morning Edition, Publishers Weekly, GalleyCat, PBS, The Huffington Post, and Mr. Media. She has consulted with a range of nonprofits, businesses, and creative professionals, including the National Endowment for the Arts, the Creative Work Fund, and the Contemporary Arts Center in Ci...