Deadly Ever After

It doesn’t get much clearer than this.



If you’re like me, you toil for hours editing and fine-tuning the first pages of your manuscript.  You look at the first lines to make sure they are compelling and tight.  You examine the next few paragraphs, hoping  your MC’s voice is already taking hold of the reader.


Those first pages are critical and that is the purpose of the First Five Frenzy.  To get an agent’s perspective on what works, and what fails, in those first five pages of a manuscript.  By reading each agent’s comments, I hope you will learn how to make your MS a shining gem that will be requested time and time again.


Today, I am proud to share Literary Agent, Kate McKean’s perspective on what is important in those first five pages…


Amy:  Many writers have the impression that a great first line is imperative to drawing in the reader…

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  1. Thank you for reblogging my interview. I love the fact that you are spreading the word to other writers about how to fine tune your first five pages.

    • Thank you for the lovely comment! It was such a clear piece, so easy to put into action for those of us editing & fine tuning that I couldn’t resist! Looking forward to seeing more great things from you!

      –Julie and your new friends at Deadly Ever After

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