Skip to Content

The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile - Noah Lukeman | Work

  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): Entity: line 1: parser error : Space required after the Public Identifier in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): ^ in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): Entity: line 1: parser error : SystemLiteral " or ' expected in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): ^ in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): Entity: line 1: parser error : SYSTEM or PUBLIC, the URI is missing in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): ^ in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): Entity: line 1: parser error : Space required after the Public Identifier in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): ^ in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): Entity: line 1: parser error : SystemLiteral " or ' expected in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): ^ in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): Entity: line 1: parser error : SYSTEM or PUBLIC, the URI is missing in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
  • warning: SimpleXMLElement::__construct(): ^ in C:\Domains\writersservices.com\wwwroot\sites\all\modules\amazon\amazon.module on line 262.
amazon_http_request failed; op=ItemLookup, parameters=Array ( [ResponseGroup] => Variations,Images,ItemAttributes,OfferFull,Large,EditorialReview [ItemId] => 0709047703 [MerchantId] => All ) .

The author believes, with good evidence, that a manuscript is read or rejected on the basis of the first five pages, so here’s a guide for aspiring writers on getting past that rejection pile.

General Guides

Browse The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile - Noah Lukeman

0709064845
9780709064848
30-09-2000
£15.99
208
Robert Hale Ltd
589,442

Subjects

Publishers

Authors

Writers Bookstall

Title Author(s) Publisher
Breeding Better Bees John E. Dews, Eric Milner WritersPrintShop £7.99
Put It In Writing: Learn How to Write Clearly, Quickly and Persuasively Albert M. Joseph McGraw-Hill Professional £8.99
Publicity Handbook David R. Yale McGraw-Hill Contemporary £13.95
WRITING FOR SOAPS (Writing Handbooks) CHRIS CURRY A&C Black £15.99
Creative Writing 4e Adèle Ramet How To Books £8.99
Networking for Business Success: Quick tips for busy people Heather White WritersPrintShop £9.50
Quotations for Our Time: Gems of Wit, Brevity and Originality from Minds Ancient and Modern Laurence J. Peter, Laurence J. Peter Souvenir Press Ltd £12.99
Writing Crime Novels John Paxton Sheriff Robert Hale Ltd £11.99
Of Ghosts and Faeries - A Firefighter's Tale Chris Brown WritersPrintShop £9.99
101 Ways to Make Poems Sell (Salt Guides) Chris Hamilton-Emery SALT PUBLISHING £9.99
StarOffice 6.0 Sun Microsystems £52.99
The Right to Write: An Invitation and Initiation into the Writing Life Julia Cameron Sidgwick & Jackson £10.99
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Natalie Goldberg Shambhala Publications Inc £10.99
Freelance Writing for Magazines and Newspapers: Breaking in without Selling out (Harperresource Book) Marcia Yudkin HarperReference £10.80
Oxford Dictionary of English Catherine Soanes, Angus Stevenson OUP Oxford £35.00
Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2007 (Writers' & Artists' Yearbook) Ian Rankin A & C Black Publishers Ltd £14.99
Writing Horror Fiction (Writing Handbooks) G Smith Methuen Drama £15.99
The Complete Plain Words Sir Ernest Gowers, Sidney Greenbaum, Janet Whitcut Penguin £9.99
Dynamic Characters: How to Create Personalities That Keep Readers Captivated Nancy Kress Writer's Digest Books £12.99
Troublesome Words Bill Bryson Viking £16.99

Search work