Sum Up Your Story In One Sentence
For the longest time I DREADED being asked “Can you sum up your story in one sentence?”. How could I possibly sum up my story, with all its many plot twists, in one sentence?
The only way is with practice, of course. So that is why I’ve spent most of this week writing a one-sentence description for my stories. It’s been challenging but it’s also been loads of fun.
I knew a one-sentence description was important but I just didn’t know how important. If I can’t grab an editor or publisher’s attention with that one sentence then I’m almost guaranteed they won’t read my pitch/synopsis.
In a way it’s like writing a movie tag