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Old 09-05-2008, 10:15 PM
 
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I am being considered by an agency for representation and need to find out about author platforms. Does anyone know what this term means? I've checked Wikipedia and Googled it and didn't come up with much.
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Old 09-07-2008, 07:44 PM
 
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I am being considered by an agency for representation and need to find out about author platforms. Does anyone know what this term means? I've checked Wikipedia and Googled it and didn't come up with much.
It's your "hook"... the thing that makes you interesting and what you have to say relevant.

The author of this book:A Long Way Gone: memoirs of a boy soldier by Ishmael Beah Official Site has a very obvious hook.
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Old 10-14-2008, 07:09 AM
 
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Here's a fantastic answer to this question:
Editorial Ass: how does a stay-at-home mom go about creating a platform?
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