December Meeting

Join us this Saturday, for the East Valley Authors monthly meeting. This month, EVA is proud to welcome Debbie Decker as she presents HOOKS: Who, What, When, Where and Why the hell should we care?


The elusive hook. It seems a simple thing, something we all recognize when we read it and try to implement in our own writing. But what is a hook?

A hook should be there from the start. It should tease your reader and make them want to turn that first page and continue on. In fact, the first 2 pages of the book are the most important to snare your reader. But hooks also need to be threaded throughout the book, at the end of the paragraph to keep readers wanting more, at the end of the chapter to keep them up all night. Even the last page of the book has a job to do — it has to hook the readers into buying your next book.

Come learn all the secrets of writing hooks and making them work for your story. By the end of the hour you should be ready to enter the 2017 California Hooker Contest!


Debbie Decker is a published author living in southern California. However, she was raised in a small town in Pennsylvania and loves to write stories about small communities, good friends, and happily ever after.


December 3, 2016

10:15AM at Azusa City Library @ 729 N. Dalton Ave., Azusa, CA 91702

Annual membership with EVA is only $30 and $5 per month meeting fees. With your membership, you receive the benefit of participating in the critique group which meets directly after our monthly meetings.

Please join us, and feel free to bring a friend (or two, or three).

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