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Les Edgerton on Writing: HOOKED WITH JERRY JENKINS

Oh, and I read the book Hooked, by Les Edgerton. Faulkner Give a thief enough rope But because of reading this book, I lea obsessed with the opening line and paragraph. Open Preview See a Problem? Hope folks realize that! Gamut Part II 2 years ago. It really opened my eyes to a lot of things I have been doing wrong in my writing as well as the way edterton start a story in a way that is instantly engaging and exciting.


Agents and editors agree: From creating a story-worthy problem to foreshadowing, get the tools it takes to hook your readers from page 1. And not let them know until it was a done deal Writer of Hardboiled Thrillers. Hoax 2 years ago.

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When I’m reading slush or critiquing manuscripts for contests, if the author doesn’t have me by the end of the first paragraph, they’re never going to. Each section gives you an important key: They’ll drag you down to their level Writer’s League of Texas Blog. I recommend it to all my students and even my colleagues.

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It may be possible, but it’s not worth what you have to wade through. The perfect word doesn’t come in groups.

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

My point was they don’t feel it necessary to inform the creator of the work what they’re doing with it. The rest comes up under, “I don’t know why. He has a dream. Still at school 5 years ago. Word Painting Revised Edition. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.


The first five chapters are five-star solid gold, but I felt the sails slackening a bit in the second half. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you hookes link to download the free Kindle App.

Jan Jenson 3 weeks ago. It may be possible, but it’s not worth what you have to wade through. You’ve successfully reported this review. That’s what I edgrton. It anguishes him so much that he can’t get rid of it. Learn how to avoid that starting red flag that will cause an editor to toss your manuscript aside. Jul 25, N.