Create your pitch statement before you start writing a book, so it can become your secret weapon. But writing the one-sentence pitch is the most difficult task a writer faces. How do we coalesce the soul of our book into a few words?
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Novelists tend to fall into one of two camps: either they start their books knowing only one character, or a character’s name, and discover the plot and other characters as they write, or they do a 90-page outline with all the turning points and climaxes in place.