Light ‘Em Up! Igniting Readers with FIRE

Michelle Proulx:

Fun post with a cute poem about how to inspire readers to care about your book :) And Fallout Boy!

Originally posted on Melissa Janda - A Time to Write:

Readers should burn for the characters in your book.

So light ‘em up, up, up
Light ‘em up, up, up
Light ‘em up, up, up
They’re on fire!


No, not literally. Put the match away, silly. I’m talking about an inner fire, a burning desire to read what comes next. To create an emotional connection with the reader, a writer should strive to write a story that causes the reader to:

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2 thoughts on “Light ‘Em Up! Igniting Readers with FIRE

  1. “Put the match away, silly”… I love your posts; I swear, they always crack me up! :D

  2. Fearing for the characters you like–and fearing the ones you don’t like won’t get what they deserve–that’s part of what keeps us reading.
    Excellent post.

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