Workshop with Kate Brauning – Magnet First Lines: How To Rivet Your Readers (Including Agents & Editors)
1 hour workshop with Kate Brauning on:
Magnet First Lines: How To Rivet Your Readers (Including Agents & Editors)
Kate will present the 7 key elements that bestselling and award-winning books use for their opening sentences and dissect examples. Attendees may bring their first sentence for critique, and Kate will evaluate 1 first line from each attendee, time permitting.
Kate Brauning is an author of YA fiction (How We Fall, Simon Pulse) and an editor in the publishing industry, having worked with Lerner Publishing Group, Entangled Publishing, Carol Mann Literary agency, and others. Her books include USA Today bestsellers, a Rita finalist, a Kirkus starred review, two Junior Library Guild selections, a Goodreads Best YA of the Month, and more. Now she runs the Breakthrough Writers’ Boot Camp, a professional development program for established writers who want to take their career to the next level. In her spare time, she makes candy, bread, pies, and cakes, hunts down new music, and reads just about everything. You can find more about her at www.katebrauning.com or follow her on Twitter: @KateBrauning.