BOOK COVERS: MAKE YOUR BEST FIRST IMPRESSION
by DeAnna Cameron
Writers agonize over first lines. Most of us write them and rewrite them dozens, even hundreds of times before we’ll call our work finished.
Why? Because we believe those first few words—maybe the first few pages, if we’re lucky—are the key to hooking a reader.
In most cases, though, the magic has to happen a lot sooner than that. And here’s an ego kicker: it doesn’t have anything to do with our captivating story. …