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Continuing with a short series begun last week, here’s the first page of a revision done once the manuscript was complete. My agent suggested I start the novel a few scenes earlier. This advice was consistent with feedback from other readers, who wanted to see more of Anna’s work life before it became a major […]
If you’ve started to wade into the waters of agents and editors, perhaps you’ve heard of a “First Pages” event. Writers anonymously submit just the first page of their manuscripts to be read and critiqued by editors and/or agents on the spot. It can be a fascinating look into how a professional editorial eye reads […]