Writing a good hook is not as easy as it may sound.
Every writer wants to grab the reader by the neck and squeeze.
I’m bad to read the first couple of pages and if I’m not hooked stop reading.
So it stands to reason, that first page or even that first paragraph is the most important part of the story.
Without a good hook, the reader moves on to another book.
Want to write a great hook?
Larry Brooks at the Storyfix explains how a writer should reach for a better hook.
Over at WritetoDone is a good article on writing a hook using visualization.
Write it Sideways gives 6 Ways to Hook Your Reader.
A few books that had me from page one…
Share your favorite reads that grabbed you from the first page, or maybe a book that hooked you but didn’t live up to the promise.