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Struggling with your synopsis?

I hope I haven't given you anxious hours struggling with your 'pitch'. That's the last thing I want to do but, I admit, it isn't an easy thing to do in one shot. If you are despairing, try this instead: include a quote from your novel, something that gives a tantalising glimpse of its tone, enticing the reader in. So, if you decide the pitch is not for you, offer a quote but do one or the other, you don't need both.

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Write the right synopsis

We've all heard the phrase 'pitch your work' What does it mean?  Well, this is the 'heart' of your novel...the key question, dilemma or what drives the book along. It should be high on your list of points to make in your synopsis, but writers get anxious about getting their pitch lines perfectly right. Calm down, have a cup of tea, or a glass of wine and let your mind concentrate on your book. What was it you were trying to say? You;ll be saying more about your story later on - it is not all about that one line!! lily 3624481 1920

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