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3 Things To Give Your Readers in the First Pages.

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Place. Time. Character. These are the essential elements your readers need to capture their attention and keep them turning pages. Give them something to hang on to in the first pages.   Will Readers Want to Read Your Story? Genre is everything to most readers. Some will only read historical romance. Some will only read fantasy. Some only read mysteries. […]
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Writing First Pages That Work for Readers

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You’ve heard the phrase: show the reader, don’t tell them. In the first example, we’re riding along with the character, seeing what she’s seeing, feeling what she’s feeling. By the end of the paragraph, we’re reaching for a gin and tonic!
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