Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

Writing Beginnings – Opening Sentence

Gone are the days of slowly oozing out a beginning with frilly descriptions of the skyline, weather (unless it’s dramatic weather!) or lazily droning about a character’s description and backstory. And thankfully so! How very dull. In today’s world of fiction authors must hook their reader (remember, editors are readers too!) with the first sentence. Some fine examples: “Quinn had […]