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    to prologue or not to prologue

    I heard alot of debate about the infamous "prologue" on this site from several people. The foreshadowing on a book always seemed like a good idea to me, but more and more I'm hearing it isn't the best direction, and also that the majority of agents "don't" favor using them. Any other opinions on this site?



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    Quote Originally Posted by J D View Post
    I heard alot of debate about the infamous "prologue" on this site from several people. The foreshadowing on a book always seemed like a good idea to me, but more and more I'm hearing it isn't the best direction, and also that the majority of agents "don't" favor using them. Any other opinions on this site?
    Umm, opinions? Yes. You could read the thread already going on this.

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    Are you hearing that from agents, JD, or from writers here who don't like prologues and are trying to persuade others to avoid them?

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    Sh!tty prologues have given prologues a bad name.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cat View Post
    Sh!tty prologues have given prologues a bad name.
    No more than Sh!tty first chapters have done so for first chapters.

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    Or sh!tty books have done...oh, never mind.

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    We can write ****ty now...with the "i." Just wanted to share this valuable information with youse guys.

    *_*

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    Can you write ****?

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    Oops. Guess not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Kessler View Post
    No more than Sh!tty first chapters have done so for first chapters.
    Readers can skip prologues. Skipping first chapters, yeah, not so much.

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