Writing: Dynamic Beginnings (2 of 2)

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Writing: Dynamic Beginnings (2 of 2)

Postby greenway » Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:13 pm

The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article

Writing: Dynamic Beginnings (2 of 2) If you read the material on Dynamic Beginnings and the 8 rules for starting a novel or short story, this article contains additional “starter” tips and some concrete examples for launching stories. One mechanism that is good for teaching writing self-discipline and makes for an evocative story opening is the six-line opener paragraph. The goal of the opener paragraph is to hook the reader and do most of the things talked about in Dynamic Beginnings. Why six lines? In typical short story format, the manuscript has the title and the first six lines of the ...
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