Agents and First Chapters

Posted by Rita Lorraine

Hi All,

Just stopping by to share a wonderful article I found by writer Livia Blackburne, who recently attended the Writer Idol Event at the Boston Book Fest.

Ms. Blackburne outlines the seven major reasons Literary Agents STOP READING first chapters, and the most surprising thing about this article is that none of the reasons are very surprising.

Do yourself a favor and read this article. It will help you re-think your writing, and perhaps even get it back on track.

Here’s the link: http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/7+Reasons+Agents+Stop+Reading+Your+First+Chapter.aspx

Best wishes and happy reading!

Rita Lorraine

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2 Comments

  • Hi Rita, Thanks for mentioning my article! (I found you through google alerts) I’m glad you found it helpful!

    • Rita Lorraine Hubbard

      Dear Livia,
      You’re very welcome! And thank you for so generously sharing what you learned with those of us who couldn’t attend. We appreciate you.

      Best wishes,
      Rita Lorraine

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