The Different Levels of "Hooks" in a Story to Keep Readers Engaged

Many writers hear the term "hook" in regards to grabbing reader attention and keeping them turning the pages. Author and editor Troy Lambert believes writers need to hook readers in several ways and in several places of a story. First and foremost, writers must hook readers with their overall story line. Writers must make it clear why they wrote the story and why readers should care. Then, writers must have a compelling opening hook. In addition, each scene, each chapter, and each book in a series...
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