How to Handle Hooks

by Kat Duncan

Publisher: Kat Duncan

Series: A Writer's Guide

Publication Date: May 16, 2015

ISBN: 9781310028359

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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What is a hook and how can you use it in your stories? Whether you've never heard of hooks or have been writing hooks for years, this book will take you through the whole gamut of ways to write hooks and use them effectively. You will learn how to evaluate and create hooks for all kinds of uses in your fiction writing, with a focus on hooking readers in the crucial story opening. The information in this book goes well beyond the opening hook, showing ways to hook readers throughout an entire novel. You will learn about ways to generate book titles, make the reader care about what happens next in every scene, build tension and micro-tension with internal hooks, and tie up hooks in a satisfying way. In addition, the book explains how to create hooks for queries and pitches. Practical exercises will help you focus your precious writing time and put your new knowledge right to work.