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How to start a novel: First chapter examples that hook

Mastering how to start a novel with promise, intrigue or riveting suspense is important for hooking your reader fast. Read first chapter examples from diverse genres that give eight insights on how to write better beginning sentences and paragraphs:

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How to start a story off with a bang: Tips and examples

To ‘start with a bang’ may be a clich├ęd metaphor. Yet understanding how to start a story off with the kind of anticipation that accompanies a starting gun will help to hook your reader. Read 6 ideas and examples:

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Novel ideas: An easy exercise for finding them

Finding fresh novel ideas is a daunting process, even when you know exactly the kind of story you want to tell. But sometimes you dont know what you want to write. That’s when an exercise for coming up with novel ideas is useful.

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