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How to Open a Novel According to Literary Agent Marilia Savvides agent finding a literary agent first line literary agents marilia savvides the first chapter Feb 06, 2022

Are you wondering how to open a novel? You’re not alone. It can be one of the biggest sticking points writers face – not least because it’s often what will grab (or not!) the...

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First Lines of Novels: What We Can Learn first line opening sentence Oct 10, 2019

The first lines of novels can, understandably, be stressful for writers. We often feel pressure to start out with a bang, or beauty, or unparalleled genius.

But do the best novels always...

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