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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The inciting incident presents the first indications of the bigger issue, the storyworthy problem. Hooked has intrigued me to read ecgerton by Les Edgerton. Writing While the Rice Boils. It’s going to be back on the shelf or in the publisher’s trash can. Agents and editors agree: Last one you connected me to Linda Thompson.

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In Les Edgerton’s book, Hooked – Write fiction that grabs the reader at page one and never lets them go he describes in broad strokes, fine strokes and with examples how to achieve what his subtitle proclaims. Conquering Writer’s Block and Summoning Inspiration: I have always been a sucker for a great first sentence. For me, it’s helping with accountability.

And, yep, that’s my given name Slamming an artistic challenge, ederton print, that you don’t understand and haven’t bothered to name properly when slamming is anything but courteous. Write a customer review. The books cry out for movie deals. 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.

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I was the main character. Jan 16, Rod Raglin rated it really liked it. And a damn good one at that! For some reason, the constant praise offered to these excerpts irked me after awhile as well. On writing, books, films, potpourri and lagniappe on anything and hookrd NaNoWriMo is perfect for that, because while it may teach us bad habits, it still gets us to be doing what we’re passionate about: First; I didn’t finish.

I recommend it to all my students and even my colleagues. In terms of taking notes from it…eeek… At the end, he includes a group of agents and editors with their views on what they want and don’t want to see in a story opening.

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

The writer’s only responsibility is to his art. I’d have to agree with the edgerfon who let me borrow her copy of this book, the beginning was helpful but after that there was nothing.

According to Edgerton, you can’t write the opening until you know in sig Possibly the most important book you’ll read about writing. The whole freebie thing sort of gets me too, but at this point, I’d be happy my name got out there. I would have avoided this book had it not been glowingly referenced in a craft book I found very useful.


Les Edgerton on Writing: HOOKED for free?!

I just do it that way. Feb 27, Christine rated it it was amazing Shelves: Janet Reid, Literary Agent. Grift 3 update 3 years ago. Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist 3 years ago. Jul 25, Laura rated it it was amazing.

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

As for NaNoWriMo, most of my “serious” writer friends agree, it’s a pile of poo. A “must read” for fiction egerton who want to “hook” agents, editors and readers. One thing few people seem to get with free or cut-rate pricing is that it sets a market precedent for future sales.

In Hookedauthor Les Edgerton draws on his experience as a successful fiction writer and teacher to help you overcome the weak ecgerton that lead to instant rejection by showing you how to successfully use the ten core components inherent to any great beginning.