Posted on 01/25/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One more time, as if you haven’t heard it: The first page of your novel is absolutely essential for capturing readers.

C.S. Lakin brings this up not just to remind you that you must open strong, but also that it will reflect your novel’s strength as a whole.

Why? Because your point-of-view character can’t perceive anything with depth if that depth isn’t conveyed throughout the novel.

Read more about how a first-page analysis can serve as the canary in the coal mine for your novel at Live Write Thrive.  

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