My Writer's Digest webinar, Chapter One: How to Engage Agents, Editors, & Readers With Your Novel's First Chapter, returns on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
This live webinar includes a presentation, a Q&A session, and a critique of the first chapter of your manuscript. Registration includes access to the recorded version of the presentation for a full year, so you can sign up even if you can't make it to the live event.
Some topics that will be covered in the webinar:
How to engage new readers with your opening chapter
What compels readers to continue reading… and what makes them stop
The pros and cons of using a prologue as the opening chapter of your novel
The cliché chapter openings to avoid
How to fix mistakes commonly found in first chapters
How to establish your own voice as a writer through your novel’s opening lines
How to structure your opening chapter to balance both plot and character
The best questions to ask while self-editing your first chapter
How to make the best first impression of yourself and your manuscript
What agents and editors are looking to find in your first chapter
Why having a great opening chapter is so important in today’s publishing industry
For more information about registration (including the official description, guidelines, and pricing), click below to visit the webinar’s page on Writer’s Digest.