First Five Pages

Here's my agent, Adriann Ranta, on what she looks for in a writer's first five pages:

6 comments:

Kimberly said...

Ooh, thanks for this. Going right over to check it out.

Ron Smith said...

You are most welcome, Kimberly!

Wendy said...

Good stuff, Ron. Thanks for that :)

Marcia said...

It's always good to get as much perspective as you can on this. Nice post.

kirsten lopresti said...

Thanks for the link. I think the last part of what she says is the most important. It's always the voice that pulls me in.

Ron Smith said...

Thanks for your comments and dropping by everyone. I agree, Kirsten. I've heard more times than once that agents can help with a lot of things, but having a great voice is something you really have to develop if you want to stand out.