10-second review: “Make certain that your opening creates questions that can be resolved only by further reading.”
Title: “Keeping Writers Out of the Rejection Pile.” Review of the book Thanks, But This Isn’t for Us: A (Sort Of) Compassionate Guide to Why Your Writing Is Being Rejected. Jessica Page Morrell. Tarcher/Penguin, 268 pages. Paper, $16,75. Reviewed by Melissa Hart. The Writer (September 2009), p. 43. The Writer is a magazine by writers for writers.
Comment: Good advice. RayS.