cj Sez: First: Once upon a time I was ready to close my Facebook Author page on June 30 but now have been persuaded to keep it operating. The Welcome Mat is out so please keep visiting https://www.facebook.com/CjPettersonAuthor, and commenting, and questioning. I’ll be looking for you.
cj Sez: Setting
is all important to readers (and agents) and that sentence invites the reader into the story. Every adjective works with its verb in that sentence and
carries the action forward. The reader is on the road with the character, sees
what the character sees, and ends up where the character ends up. A fantastic
opening line to draw in readers, and a wonderful example of show, don’t tell.
I’ve had a few of those (makes for elephant-hide skin).
The paperback of the international thriller The Dawgstar is available here: Amazon Buy Now
If you have an iPhone, that would be the Apple app store (https://apps.apple.com/us/app/scream-chills-thrills/id1555324728).
P.S. Indie bookstore plug: TO ORDER my books or any book of
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If you’d like me to autograph or personalize it for you, be
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