hi! im writing a story about a girl who sees visions of the future. so the basic idea is it usually happens in her dreams but as the conflict grows she starts to get them more often. I had the story beginning as her waking up from one of these visions. do you have any advice on a better way to start it? I was just reading your post about how to have a good beginning for a story and I’m really trying to improve my writing quality

Hi! That’s a good question, because starting with a dream/vision is generally frowned upon because of how often it is done. Maybe start immediately upon her waking up–without letting the reader see what the dream was. Talk about how scared… Read morehi! im writing a story about a girl who sees visions of the future. so the basic idea is it usually happens in her dreams but as the conflict grows she starts to get them more often. I had the story beginning as her waking up from one of these visions. do you have any advice on a better way to start it? I was just reading your post about how to have a good beginning for a story and I’m really trying to improve my writing quality

hi! im writing a story about a girl who sees visions of the future. so the basic idea is it usually happens in her dreams but as the conflict grows she starts to get them more often. I had the story beginning as her waking up from one of these visions. do you have any advice on a better way to start it? I was just reading your post about how to have a good beginning for a story and I’m really trying to improve my writing quality

Hi! That’s a good question, because starting with a dream/vision is generally frowned upon because of how often it is done. Maybe start immediately upon her waking up–without letting the reader see what the dream was. Talk about how scared… Read morehi! im writing a story about a girl who sees visions of the future. so the basic idea is it usually happens in her dreams but as the conflict grows she starts to get them more often. I had the story beginning as her waking up from one of these visions. do you have any advice on a better way to start it? I was just reading your post about how to have a good beginning for a story and I’m really trying to improve my writing quality

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

emotionaltofu: writeinspiration: raconteur-shenanigans: writeinspiration: azaxxiie said: Why not get rid of “he was positive that” as well I think Yes! Right on! Dying was the easiest decision he’d ever made. You could even put the name of the character in,… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

emotionaltofu: writeinspiration: raconteur-shenanigans: writeinspiration: azaxxiie said: Why not get rid of “he was positive that” as well I think Yes! Right on! Dying was the easiest decision he’d ever made. You could even put the name of the character in,… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

raconteur-shenanigans: writeinspiration: azaxxiie said: Why not get rid of “he was positive that” as well I think Yes! Right on! Dying was the easiest decision he’d ever made. You could even put the name of the character in, like this:… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

raconteur-shenanigans: writeinspiration: azaxxiie said: Why not get rid of “he was positive that” as well I think Yes! Right on! Dying was the easiest decision he’d ever made. You could even put the name of the character in, like this:… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

azaxxiie said: Why not get rid of “he was positive that” as well I think Yes! Right on! Dying was the easiest decision he’d ever made. You could even put the name of the character in, like this: Dying was… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

azaxxiie said: Why not get rid of “he was positive that” as well I think Yes! Right on! Dying was the easiest decision he’d ever made. You could even put the name of the character in, like this: Dying was… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

I like your title! I’m on the fence about your line. On one hand, I really do like it. On another, it seems like it might be a cop-out. It really depends on the rest of the story as to… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

I like your title! I’m on the fence about your line. On one hand, I really do like it. On another, it seems like it might be a cop-out. It really depends on the rest of the story as to… Read more“Dying had to have been the easiest decision he had ever made.” – Chapter One, Line One: Death Rattle.

I was wondering if you also provide just general support for writers? Because I think it would be awesome if here shortly you accepted, like, everyone’s first lines (or maybe a small excerpt) from their project jst so it’s out there in the world and people are looking at it? I don’t know about other people but to me it’s a completely different feeling soloing such a big project alone that only my eyes can see. It feels good just to put a little out there in the world and let others see. :D

I would love to do that! I’ve got a couple of requests that I’m looking over currently, but I would be more than happy to take a look at things like that. 🙂 A first line can be critical to… Read moreI was wondering if you also provide just general support for writers? Because I think it would be awesome if here shortly you accepted, like, everyone’s first lines (or maybe a small excerpt) from their project jst so it’s out there in the world and people are looking at it? I don’t know about other people but to me it’s a completely different feeling soloing such a big project alone that only my eyes can see. It feels good just to put a little out there in the world and let others see. 😀

I was wondering if you also provide just general support for writers? Because I think it would be awesome if here shortly you accepted, like, everyone’s first lines (or maybe a small excerpt) from their project jst so it’s out there in the world and people are looking at it? I don’t know about other people but to me it’s a completely different feeling soloing such a big project alone that only my eyes can see. It feels good just to put a little out there in the world and let others see. :D

I would love to do that! I’ve got a couple of requests that I’m looking over currently, but I would be more than happy to take a look at things like that. 🙂 A first line can be critical to… Read moreI was wondering if you also provide just general support for writers? Because I think it would be awesome if here shortly you accepted, like, everyone’s first lines (or maybe a small excerpt) from their project jst so it’s out there in the world and people are looking at it? I don’t know about other people but to me it’s a completely different feeling soloing such a big project alone that only my eyes can see. It feels good just to put a little out there in the world and let others see. 😀

Open With A Punch

facetheladies: writeinspiration: writeydoos: It takes about three paragraphs to decide whether or not I’m going to buy that novel I just mindlessly picked up in the book store. Sometimes I’ll read the entire first chapter if I’m still on the… Read moreOpen With A Punch

Open With A Punch

facetheladies: writeinspiration: writeydoos: It takes about three paragraphs to decide whether or not I’m going to buy that novel I just mindlessly picked up in the book store. Sometimes I’ll read the entire first chapter if I’m still on the… Read moreOpen With A Punch

Open With A Punch

writeydoos: It takes about three paragraphs to decide whether or not I’m going to buy that novel I just mindlessly picked up in the book store. Sometimes I’ll read the entire first chapter if I’m still on the fence, but… Read moreOpen With A Punch

Open With A Punch

writeydoos: It takes about three paragraphs to decide whether or not I’m going to buy that novel I just mindlessly picked up in the book store. Sometimes I’ll read the entire first chapter if I’m still on the fence, but… Read moreOpen With A Punch

10 Ways to Start Your Story

the-writers-society: In writing, as in dating and business, initial reactions matter. You don’t get a second chance, as mouthwash commercials often remind us, to make a first impression. So it’s unfortunate that opening sentences frequently receive short shrift in writing… Read more10 Ways to Start Your Story

10 Ways to Start Your Story

the-writers-society: In writing, as in dating and business, initial reactions matter. You don’t get a second chance, as mouthwash commercials often remind us, to make a first impression. So it’s unfortunate that opening sentences frequently receive short shrift in writing… Read more10 Ways to Start Your Story