Turning Ideas Into Words

First Impressions: Protagonists

So, here's what we know about the publishing industry (whether you are interested in traditional publishing or self-publishing): It's incredibly competitive  Writers have about 3 pages to hook a reader Realistically, it's less than 3 pages Did I mention it's INCREDIBLY competitive? I think you get the idea. In the past I have talked about… Continue reading First Impressions: Protagonists

Turning Ideas Into Words

Great Opening Lines

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a writer in possession of a strong story, must be in want of an enticing opening line. This is so universally acknowledged, in fact, that it barely needs repeating anymore. But I’m going to anyway. The first line of your novel/short story/novella/whatever you are working on is what… Continue reading Great Opening Lines