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Making your Voice Resonate with Readers By Romy Sommer

“Unfortunately the voice didn’t resonate with me.” My heart sank as I stared at the screen. This was the third agent rejection my precious book had received, and I’ll admit this one really stung. I could live with “love triangles don’t sell” or “the market for movie star heroes is already over-saturated.” But this was …
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First Chapter Responsibilities: What your story opening needs to achieve by Sandy Vaile

First chapters are POWERFUL. They can stop a shopper from casually flicking through the pages to see how the story ends and a publisher from tossing it in the slush pile bin. Readers are searching for a story beginning that grabs their attention, surprises them and makes them curious to the point of desperation to …