How to Hook the Reader

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A Writer's Path


by J.U. Scribe

Some books turn you off, whether it’s spelling mistakes, cheesy cliches, or Mary-Sue characters. On the other end of the spectrum, there are books that attract you. Some books instantly jump out at you whether you’re perusing the shelves of Barnes & Noble, or scrolling through the pages of Amazon.

You just have this urge to pick the book up or click on it to see what it’s all about. What attracts a reader to a book depends on multiple factors from genre preferences to an attractive character plastered on the front cover. With so many books flooding the market you want your book to stand out, but how? What will attract readers?

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