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Thursday, May 20, 2010

The One-Sentence Hook

We're doing one-sentence hooks at Seekerville today! Come learn how to write a one-sentence hook and get feedback on your own!

Camy here! Today I thought I’d do a more interactive post and have you guys create a one-sentence hook for your story. This is actually a lesson from my Synopsis online class that I teach through my Story Sensei critique service, so forgive me if you’ve taken my class and this sounds vaguely familiar. :)

An agent might use this one-sentence hook when she presents your story to an editor, or you can use this hook in your proposal, and an editor might use it when she presents it to the pub board. Actually, I would strongly suggest you have a one-sentence hook in your proposal, because even if your editor doesn’t use it in pub board, you may be asked to submit a one-sentence hook later, after the book is contracted, to give to the Marketing and Sales team.

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Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Interview with Steeple Hill Executive Editor Joan Marlow Golan

Today, Wednesday, May 5, www.seekerville.blogspot.com is hosting a special guest -- Steeple Hill Executive Editor JOAN MARLOW GOLAN.  We'll be posting an interview with her, plus she's agreed to pop in several times that day to answer questions. 
 
Hope you can join us!
 
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