The First 50 Pages Engage Agents, Editors and Readers and Set Up Your Novel for Success

by Jeff Gerke

The First 50 Pages Engage Agents, Editors and Readers and Set Up Your Novel for Success Synopsis

Seeking writing success? Start at the beginning...Whether you're looking to get published or just hoping to hook your reader, first impressions are vital. Compelling opening scenes are the key to catching an agent or editor's attention, and are crucial for keeping your reader engaged. As a writer, what you do in your opening pages, and how you do it, is a matter that cannot be left to chance. The First 50 Pages is here to help you craft a strong beginning right from the start. You'll learn how to: introduce your main character establish your story world set up the plot's conflict begin your hero's inner journey write an amazing opening line and terrific first page and more This helpful guide walks you through the tasks your first 50 pages must accomplish in order to avoid leaving readers disoriented, frustrated, or bored. Don't let your reader put your book down before ever seeing its beauty. Let The First 50 Pages show you how to begin your novel with the skill and intentionality that will land you a book deal, and keep readers' eyes glued to the page. About the Author Jeff Gerke is an editor and author of fiction and nonfiction including such books as the Operation: Firebrand novels and Plot Versus Character: A Balanced Approach to Writing Great Fiction. He is the founder of Marcher Lord Press, an indie publishing company dedicated to producing Christian science fiction and fantasy.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781599632834
Publication date: 30th December 2011
Author: Jeff Gerke
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books an imprint of F&W Publications Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Creative writing & creative writing guides,

About Jeff Gerke

Jeff Gerke (www.marcherlordpress. com and www.wherethemapends.com) is an author of fiction and nonfiction including such books as the Operation: Firebrand novels. He has worked as an editor for numerous

More About Jeff Gerke

Share this book