Capture your readers in just one paragraph


We’re hardly breaking new ground by reminding you to catch readers’ attention quickly and definitively.

We are, however, offering more advice on how to do so.

If your blurb and cover drew them in, keep the momentum going not just with the first chapter, but with the first paragraph.

Writer Nicole Bianchi provides a few model examples of killer opening paragraphs and breaks down the techniques used in them so that you can do the same.