No, we aren't going fishing. If we were, there would be worms and minnows and the appropriate lures for lake fishing. Unlike our resident monkey who likes to try to spear fish and throws nets at them, I enjoy sitting on the bank of the lake with a cold drink at hand as I wait for the fishies to come see what's on my hook.
But that's not the kind of hook I'm talking about this morning. No, I'm talking about that elusive and oh-so-important hook that we need in our query letters and even in our face-to-face pitches with agents. Sarah in her post Wednesday how we need to be prepared to pitch to an agent or editor should we have the chance at a con or workshop. So, here's your chance to practice.
Post in the comment section the following: a one sentence description of your novel or story and then a one paragraph description. For the latter, think about the TV guide descriptions you see for your favorite show. Be sure to include the title and genre as well. I'll be checking back during the day and will post comments and suggestions -- as will other members of the MGC I'm sure.
So the floor is open. Don't be shy. Most of all, have fun!