On this episode of The Kidlit Social, meet Nathan Bransford, author of the Jacob Wonderbar middle grade series, the writing guides How to Write a Novel and How to Publish a Book, and a former agent with Curtis Brown Ltd. Nathan’s outstanding blog has consistently been named one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers by Writers Digest.

 

Nathan joins Laura to talk about hooks: What is a hook, and how do you know if your manuscript has one? If it does, how do you present the hook in the query letter? If it doesn’t, should you abandon the idea, or can it still find a market?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nathan’s website: http://www.nathanbransford.com/

 

 


 

 

 

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