Deciding where to start your story is one of the most important and challenging decisions you must make as a writer. Many readers, including editors and agents, determine within the first few sentences if your story is worth their valuable time.
Our July 25, 2020 meeting on this topic was helpful and informative–and entertaining, given all the audience participation. Many thanks to Michelle Bassett for leading this great discussion of the elements of a compelling opening. If you missed or would like to replay it, please click here to see the entire meeting on YouTube:
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