BITE FIRST! –Ask Questions Later

Your novel must open with bite. One doesn't hook a voracious reader, one creates a voracious reader by stimulating appetite. I can tell you, as an avid reader, that I--so badly--want to be invited in. I crave an invitation that cannot be refused. That opening must build appetite and by appetite I mean, the desire …

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Poem – I Slept For An Hour

Today I sit weary, for sleep left unpaid, Today more cheery, for the progress I made, Now armed with notes, from my slumbering thoughts, Dark thunder clouds build, for two brutal attacks, For it's almost time, for the epic climax. --TyCobbsTeeth