Sandra Gerth - author of the Writers' Guide Series

Free cheat sheet

20 dos and don’ts of writing great beginnings

Get the FREE cheat sheet 20 dos & don'ts of writing great beginnings

The beginning is the most important part of your book. The first chapter—probably even the first page—is what makes agents and editors accept or reject a manuscript, and it’s what makes readers decide to buy a book or pick another. But writing a compelling opening is hard because there are so many things a great beginning needs to do and so many mistakes to avoid.

This handy cheat sheet will help you avoid common problems and write a captivating opening that will make readers want to read more! 

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