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Crafting Your Best Hook
Janet Umenta, Book Country Assistant
Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014 5:55 PM
Joined: 4/7/2014
Posts: 141

Writing a one or two sentence hook can be difficult, but it is extremely important in selling your book to agents, editors, and readers. If I am unfamiliar with the author, the hook is really the main thing that determines whether I buy the book or not. 

When I am trying to write a hook, I think about the people who are most likely to read the book and orient the hook to appeal to them. What techniques do you use when crafting your hook?

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