Unbeatable Beginnings: How to Craft Story Openings That Sell 

As many writers know, agents and editors – even readers – won’t give your work more than a few pages or so to make an impact. If you haven't got them hooked by then, it's a safe bet you won't be asked for more material. Make sure you've got the kind of opening they're looking for! In this invaluable session, author, literary agent, and editor Paula Munier details what keeps a reader engaged, what are the most common mistakes that make them stop, and the steps you need to take to correct them.