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The First Five Pages…and the Red Line of Death

As Golden Heart entries are wrapping up and being sent in, GH hopefuls are naturally re-focusing onto the next step – querying and submitting. I wanted to zone in on the approach that changed my querying process for the better.

After getting form rejection after form rejection, I made this conclusion: Agents were not reading past the first page.

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