It’s a simple question that I’m finding nearly impossible to answer: Who is your all-time favorite character in a novel? Sherlock Holmes? Quentin Compson? Jay Gatsby? Zaphod Beeblebrox? Willy Wonka? Leopold Bloom? Ahab? The whale?
When you go looking for writing advice, one thing you hear over and over is that you need a great hook. Hook hook hook, all anyone talks about is hooks. Well, let me add my two cents on the matter: you need a great hook. A hook is what will attract a literary agent to […]