What Agents Hate

There's a wonderful article up at Writer's Digest outlining specific turn-offs agents have regarding the oh-so-important first chapter. This is a MUST READ, so scurry on over and take a look!

What Agents Hate

4 comments:

PJ Hoover said...

Thanks for the great link!

Bish Denham said...

I just read the article before coming to you blog. Very good indeed

beth said...

I just found this one myself...it's really good!

GutsyWriter said...

I'm glad to read that prologues are becoming less popular as I struggled for a while with whether or not to have one in my own memoir. I decided against it, after listening to Jean Jenkins at the SCWC (Southern California Writers' Conference) I attended last weekend in Irvine, California. I also heard something else of interest: The synopsis might be a thing of the past. Now wouldn't that be wonderful?
Thanks for the article.

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