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Hooking Your Reader: Writing A Killer First Line Zoom Seminar, Monday, September 9th, 2024
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Dhs. 280.00

Hooking Your Reader: Writing A Killer First Line Zoom Seminar, Monday, September 9th, 2024

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Monday, September 9th, 2024

Live Seminar via Zoom from 6:00PM - 8:30PM EST 

Any questions about this class? Use the Chat Button (lower left) to talk with us.

Unlock the secrets to crafting irresistible first lines with award-winning author Meg Eden Kuyatt! Meg, the acclaimed author the 2021 Towson Prize for Literature winning poetry collection Drowning in the Floating World, and children’s novels including a 2023 ALA Schneider Family Book Award Honor Good Different, and the forthcoming The Girl in the Wall (Scholastic, 2025), brings her expertise and passion to this dynamic seminar. Her work is featured in prestigious publications like Writer’s Digest, Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus, Poetry Northwest, Crab Orchard Review, RHINO, and CV2.

Why is the First Line Crucial? Editors and readers alike make snap decisions based on your opening line. An impactful first line can make the difference between a story that's read and one that's overlooked. Learn how to make yours unforgettable!

What You'll Learn:

  • Analyze Successful First Lines: Discover what makes a first line stand out by examining examples from successful literature.
  • Craft with Confidence: Learn practical techniques for creating intriguing, tone-setting, and captivating first lines.
  • Personalized Workshop: Bring your first line for a mini-workshop session. Receive personalized feedback from Meg and your peers, ensuring your opening line is polished and powerful.

Can't Make It Live? No Problem! The session will be recorded and available for you to watch at your convenience.

Is This Seminar for You?

  • New writers eager to master the art of the first line.
  • Writers preparing to query and seeking to strengthen their submission samples.
  • Authors revising their work and needing fresh insights on their openings.

Course Takeaways:

  • Understanding Impactful First Lines: Gain a clear understanding of what makes a first line compelling and engaging.
  • Crafting Techniques for First Lines: Acquire practical strategies for writing powerful and captivating first lines.
  • Personalized Feedback and Improvement: Benefit from individualized feedback and leave with a refined first line ready to captivate editors and readers alike.

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your writing and hook your readers from the very first line. Sign up now and transform your storytelling!


Tuition is $75. You can pay for the course in full or use Shop Pay or Affirm to pay over time with equal Monthly Payments. Both options are available at checkout.
  • Class is on Monday, September 9th 2024, via Zoom from 6:00PM EST - 8:30PM EST 

  • Tuition is $75.

If you have questions, please use the Chat Button or contact us via email HERE.