Nicole Counts

Nicole Counts

Associate Editor | One World

Nicole Counts is an associate editor at One World, an imprint of Random House, where she works with Fatimah Asghar, Morgan Parker, Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Donovan X. Ramsey, and Victor LaValle, among others. She is a freelance writer, a member of POC in Publishing, and on the advisory board of Well-Read Black Girl.

You’ve Got the First Word and the Last Word: How to Make the Beginning and the End of Your Book Count

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There is power in an opening line (or an opening scene). It is the parting of a curtain, that first glimpse of the world that lies within a book. It can inform, deceive, entice, and so much more. But we shouldn’t dismiss the ending, either. That’s the drop of the curtain, and it doesn’t necessarily […]

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