What comes to your mind when you hear an editor or agent is looking for high-concept stories? Scholarly? Philosophical? Technical? I’ve read many different definitions for the term high-concept fiction, but I’m not sure if I could recognize it. I think MacGyver meets Stephen Hawking, but I'm sure that's wrong.
Below is a link to an article written by guest columnist, Jeff Lyons, on the Writer’s Dig by Brian Klems. Lyons breaks down high-concept fiction into seven characteristics with explanations. Click here to read his article.