Basically, The Final Decree is actually born from a lot of ideas I couldn’t use in the Frith Chronicles.
The first chapter of STAR MARQUE VENDETTA, the sequel to STAR MARQUE RISING!
Check out the first chapter to my Flintlock Fantasy, Knightmare Arcanist!
So after I went through and examined my opening lines, I decided to look at the next couple of paragraphs in each of my manuscripts. They say these are what agents and editors look at to determine if you’re good enough to publish (traditionally speaking).
They say the opening line to a novel is one of the most important sentences in the whole book. It’s meant to hook, intrigue, and simultaneously convey the tone of the story.
View some of my opening paragraphs!
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What factors hook the reader? Here are the main three!