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Write what you know…emotionally

From the library of Beth’s writing resources, a quote from Lisa Cron’s book, WIRED FOR STORY: “MYTH: Write what you know. REALITY: Write what you know emotionally.” I love this quote because, well, it...


Story Beginnings by Kay Keppler

Hooking that reader with an intriguing opening is critical, especially if that reader is unfamiliar with your work. Many books have well-established ways of opening. Authors, like chess masters, can choose familiar opening gambits that help readers feel comfortable while establishing the story, stirring interest, and starting the action. You might want to think about launching your story with one of these familiar types of openings.