After completing my novel, I attended a number of workshops where the facilitators stressed the importance of a hook or logline.
What is a hook/logline?
Very simply, it is a concise sentence that answers the question: What is your novel about? An effective logline provides enough interest to prolong the conversation with a prospective agent or publisher, encourages readers to pick up the book, and creates tweetable buzz.
At first, I found it a daunting task. How could I possibly condense 69,000 words into 25 words or less?
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