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Synopsis Query Hook

A Synopsis, After A Query, Starting With a Hook

Write me a synopsis. But first, write me a query. Make sure you start your query letter with a hook. Writing about what you have written about makes as much sense as skinning a lion before it is dead. Synopsis, Query, Hook; Oh My! Aspiring and emerging authors alike must …

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Self-Doubt is a Writer Killer

The Biggest Killer: Self-Doubt

Literary agents, publishers, editors, synopses, query letters… all scary things, all demanding, demeaning. Sometimes they can be daunting, haunting, loathing as well as loathed. Oftentimes heartbreaking, disconcerting, dispiriting. None of them hold a candle to yourself. You truly are your own worst critic. You alone can put out your flame …

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