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Saturday, April 6, 2013

First Five



I just purchased this book after receiving multiple recommendations from other authors. This one is written by a Literary Agent whose clients include Pulitzer Prize nominees.

Have any of you read it? Was it helpful?

21 comments:

D.G. Hudson said...

I have it in my library, and he does offer concrete advice about making the first five pages shine.

His blog however always seemed abandoned. . .going months without updates.

Mark Means said...

Never heard of it, but sounds like something I need to check out.

Mark Means said...

Never heard of it, but sounds like something I need to check out.

Shell Flower said...

I've heard of it, but not read it. It's on my list.

Dana Martin said...

Just dropping by on the A-Z blogging challenge. Will stop by again!

Dana
Waiter, drink please!



Dana said...

I haven't, but it looks interesting. Let us know.

Carrie K Sorensen said...

I haven't heard of it, but I'm so far behind on my craft books as it is, I don't think I'll be adding another one right now.

Rob-bear said...

I've never heard of it. Please let us know what it is like.

Blessings and Bear hugs!
Bears Noting

Teresa Coltrin said...

Ohhh, looks like something I'd like to read.

Teresa Coltrin said...

PS I'm already a follower of your blog. :)

Karen Tamara said...

I haven't heard of this, but I'm definitely going to check it out. I have HOOKED (Writing Fiction that Grabs Readers at Page one and Never Lets Them Go) by Les Edgerton. It's a great little book and I found it very helpful. But I'm definitely going to pick up your suggestion!

Karen

Kathy Wiechman said...

Haven't heard of it, but will look for it. Thanks for the tip.
Kathy @ Swagger Writers

Lara said...

I haven't read it yet, but it's on my bookshelf. Like you, I've heard good things!

Jan Newman said...

Hi, Sylvia. Let us know what you think of Lukeman's book. I've heard a lot of good things about it. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am having fun with this!

Cathrina Constantine said...

Checking out my fellow bloggers.I never read the book by Noah Lukeman, but I've heard of him.

Samantha May said...

I have not read it. I imagine that it's super useful though!

History Sleuth said...

I do believe I own that book now that I think of it. And if I recall it was pretty good. Reminds you of things you may have overlooked if you've been writing a while, and I good book if you are just now getting into novel writing.

Sheena-kay Graham said...

Haven't even heard of it. But I hope it helps you. Thanks for following me and after checking your blog I'm following you and adding your blog to my blogroll.

Melanie Schulz said...

I've never heard of it, but the title speaks loud and clear and I agree with it, both as a reader and a writer. The first five pages need to grab hold and not let go.

J.L. Campbell said...

I haven't read this one yet, but would like to.

Charity Bradford said...

I love this book! Thanks for visiting my page too.