Inciting incident, scene, or image that captures the interest of the audience.
Something that gets the attention and interest of a reporter, editor or producer.
a short, simple statement that summarizes the plot and draws the reader in
a statement or an object used specifically to get attention
A narrative trick in the lead paragraph or first page of a work that grabs a reader's attention and keeps them reading.
The item of information that attracts the attention of the new personnel as a potential news angle.
When you write your admissions essays, you'll want to engage your readers quickly. Using your "hook," a unique personal trait or experience, is one way to achieve this goal. If you're a dedicated and accomplished cellist, or have trekked through the Himalyas, these might make good starting points for college essays. Your hook will be something about you that's unique and interesting.
A communication device to draw the audience in and get them to respond as desired.
the all important first paragraph of your query letter and article. The paragraph that hooks the reader’s attention and makes them want to read more.
the inciting incident that grabs the attention of the reader or audience.
The action or dialog at the beginning of a film or television program that is intended to capture the audience's attention.
The opening of an article or query letter that draws the reader in and interests him in the material.
the sentence, paragraph or theme that draws, and holds, the reader's attention. It should begin the novel.
An exaggerated "draw".
Something written early in an article that grabs the reader's attention and makes the reader want to read the rest of the article..
The stylistic device used by a reporter to draw a reader into the story.
A hook in rhetoric is a rhetorical device that gets the attention of the audience and makes them want to listen to the rest of the speech. Hooks can often be metaphors, playing on emotional appeal. The can be a series of intriguing questions.