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Worried the beginning of your novel isn’t going to captivate your readers? Then follow these eleven simple tips to make sure you have included everything you needed to hook them.
There is also a video on where to start your novel. The right place to begin can become a tricky decision and getting it wrong can doom any story.
Where To Begin Your Novel Video
The First Pages Will Contain
The big fight scene, the grand reveal, and the fantastic finish all need one thing before they happen-anticipation on the part of your readers.
How do you build that anticipation? How do you create that feeling of, ‘I have to know?’ This clever technique will drive your stories above and beyond what you thought possible. Just read the article below, and you will be on you way to adding unforgettable anticipation.
Adding Unforgettable Anticipation
Show don’t tell. We hear it everywhere we go looking for advice on writing. Why, because it is one of the biggest killers of writing and one of the most common.
With the article below you’ll be on your way to showing and not telling in no time. It gives helpful examples and ways to implement them.
Show Don’t Tell
In fiction, story matters more than anything else.
Yet too often authors forget this and, in their zeal to impress readers or wow editors, pepper their writing with distracting devices that only end up undermining the story itself. Continue reading