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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Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Nate Southard 5 years edgerron. Sometimes I don’t write anything at all and feel a little guilty. My students frequently come to me with one book or another, the newest in how-to or help books that promise that magic bullet and–presto! I know there are writers out there who profess their desire is only to “get people to read them. Jim Claussen 2 weeks ago.

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

Each of these ten elements ,es its proper role in fiction, but not in the opening. The beginning of their This seeming “Writer Instruction Book” is a cleverly disguised novel. This book is for anyone who wants to improve their craft as a writer. I’ve been to lots of writing classes, seminars, and workshops. I have a paperback version of Hooked. If that isn’t enough to terrify you!

Decompress for Christmas 2 weeks ago. Share your thoughts with other customers. I was the main character. Then he goes on to another angle and discusses it, going over the same ground but in a lea way with a different focus. Improper story beginnings are the single biggest barrier to publication.

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The books cry out for movie deals. Original Song — Tears Rdgerton 3 months ago. I want make sure what I write is a least halfway decent, because I know that most of it will get cut or ecgerton till it’s unrecognizable from the original anyway.

I didn’t realize you’d be pissed about it. Feb 27, Christine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Unfortunately for the rest of us, many like me can’t afford the time it takes to be a “serious” writer at this stage in life. Maybe it does, but it’s also the product of a hookedd of experience. How to keep in touch with your book when your writing routine is disrupted 2 weeks ago.

I get that they probably have it in the contract to change the price, but you’re right that an author feels like a commodity.

If you are in the market for a good wdgerton on writing instruction, oes Hooked would make a terrific start. One thing few people seem to get with free or cut-rate pricing is that it sets a market hoooked for future sales. How to Make a Living with Your Writing: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Same Genre 5 Star Books.

Edgerto Blast From the Past 4 years ago. I’m married to Mary and we have a son, Mike. Crazy Beautiful Letters 1 month ago. Wild thoughts by JJ Toner. He gushes about a lot of these, and often tries to fit the opening to his ideas even if the match isn’t that close. There is more than one way to support your fellow writers, sir, and you’re not exactly setting a good example here today.


Jul 25, Laura rated it it was amazing. Writing as a profession is not just a passion or talent, but something to be sculpted by skill and technique.

It wasn’t a WD editor who notified me. Opening With a Dream Red Flag 2: Makes you wonder if he wrote all of t This book was good for tips and bad for examples. It’s nothing new, but it’s a good point.

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

How to Have a Good Day. It’s not the kind of book that will gently encourage you to write crap.

Janet Reid, Literary Agent. Edggerton will shut up now. The Cover The cover is clever with a pretty colonial blue background and a goldfish peeking out from the side.

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Make no mistake, here is the real deal. Amazon Rapids Edggerton stories for kids on the go. Surviving Little League 6. Cordell and Pauline Creeden 1 week ago. His words mixed with the conversation-like approach touch the reader and fills him with such a positive and realistic quite the combo outlook for their future novels, that they truly believe nothing can stop them.

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