Previously on Worldly Wise, we talked about what can make great hooks for your speculative fiction novel. Now, if you’ve got some idea of how you’re going to grab your potential reader’s attention, shall we work on how to retain it? There are a lot of things you can do to produce an ideal first chapter, but here are 4 things you must avoid to make it even more perfect. But keep in mind: DO NOT DELETE ANYTHING. Save it for later. You can always scatter what you edit out in the rest of your novel.
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