<Begin with a freewrite about your book. Write non-stop about your book. What have you been thinking about your book since you read last?>

The <first… second… third… final… chapters/pages/sections> of <Title> by <Author’s First and Last Name> might leave a reader feeling <strong adjective> because <Explain what it is in the text that might bring that response.> An example of this is on page <___>.  “<Copy a couple of lines or a paragraph from the book.>” This is <adjective> because… <Add 1 or 2 sentences>

So far, the <plot / characters / themes> in <Title> might remind a reader of the story in another book. In <Title of another work of literature> <Add 3 or 4 sentences describing what is similar and what is different between your current book and the one it reminds you of.>

After this part of the book, most readers probably <will/will not> be looking forward to reading the rest of this book because <Add 2 or 3 sentences explaining what it is in the book that might bring that response.> What’s probably going to happen next is <Make predictions about what will happen next in your book, given what the book is about so far>.

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