First page critique – Pity the Living

A little while ago I tweeted about the opportunity to have your first page of a draft novel critiqued by Edgar-winner, Meg Gardiner and veteran journalist, newspaper editor, experienced freelance editor, and writing coach, Ann Aubrey Hanson.

I was delighted to find out that my entry was one of the ones chosen for critique, and even more so when I read the comments from Meg and Ann. My first page is from a draft of Pity The Living, a crime thriller that’s about 20,000 words in, so far. See what you think of my novel opener, along with the critique from Meg and Ann:

https://meggardiner.wordpress.com/2015/04/20/first-page-critique-pity-the-living/

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About djpaterson

Reader, Writer, Arithmeticer. Not always in that order.
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2 Responses to First page critique – Pity the Living

  1. bkraine says:

    Wow, what excellent and thorough feedback of your opener. Good job!

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