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There’s Only One First Impression

01-25-2017 08:41 AM CET | Science & Education

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On Saturday, February 11th, 2017 the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) invites writers to learn how to capture a reader’s attention and make the best first impression with “How to Hook An Agent/Editor With Your Opening Pages, taught by Amaryah Orenstein, founder and agent of GO Literary.”

From 1:00PM to 4:00PM, attendees will learn just how imperative the first few pages of writing really are to the agent or editor. Students will investigate the pros and cons of using a prologue as the opening chapter of a novel, as well as the best ways to grab the reader’s attention and how to avoid using the cliché and stale introductions that might ultimately lead to rejection. There’s only one chance to make a first impression, so don’t miss out on expert advice sure to spark interest in the reader’s eyes!

Please submit the first ten pages in advance and bring a copy to class, as this is sure to stimulate a rewarding discussion and encourage healthy critique for all involved!
For more information or to secure a spot in the class, please visit www.bcae.org or call the BCAE at (617) 267-4430.

WHERE: Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116

WHEN: Saturday, February 11th, 2017, 1:00PM- 4:00PM

COST: $89.00 / $76.00 members

RSVP: Registration is necessary. Please visit www.bcae.org or call the Boston Center for Adult Education at 617-267-4430 to sign up.

About the Boston Center for Adult Education:

Founded in 1933, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) is the first, nonprofit adult education center in New England. The Boston Center for Adult Education serves as a meeting place for the Boston community to gather, learn, discuss and create. The BCAE offers educational classes taught by well-qualified leaders, staff, and volunteers who share the mission of enhancing our community. Today the BCAE teaches classes in Boston for almost every interest. Students can experience everything from yoga, photography, belly dancing, and stand-up comedy, to scotch tasting, cooking, achieving financial freedom, ESL classes and much more. At their recently renovated headquarters on Arlington Street (Boston, MA) you'll find professional grade kitchens, top-notch technology, and versatile classroom space with free Wi-Fi. The BCAE offers a variety of personal and corporate membership levels with benefits including discounted tuition costs and discounts on local retailers. Browse classes, become a member, or support the BCAE online at bcae.org. The BCAE is located at 122 Arlington Street, Boston MA 02116. The BCAE administrative offices are open Monday- Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. The Student Services office is open Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM-7:00 PM and Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM. The BCAE is open on weekends during class times only.

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