I always get a lot of questions from bloggers who want to write books and other aspiring authors about how big their author platform should be before they publish a book So, I thought I'd give some insight into what exactly Literary Agents and publishers look for. Here's the official explainer on what you need to get that game-changing book deal!
'How to hook a reader: analyzing 10 good opening lines.' Could use opening lines from different books (ones that are relevant to your students) and have them analyze if they are good or bad opening lines, and what makes them that way. The conclusion being that they provoke curiosity. Then have them practice writing opening lines for their own stories.