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7 Tips for Writing Your Story's Beginning

7 Tips for Writing Your Story's Beginning


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Chapter 6 “Plot Points” – Section 1 “The Beginning”

"Don't you know that the beginning is the most important part of every work [...] For at that stage it's most plastic, and each thing assimilates itself to the model whose stamp anyone wishes to give to it."
-Plato
When you speak to many writers, editors, and publishers about the topic of prologues, they will generally give you the same piece of advice—skip it. The reason is that even in the rare cases
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8 Steps for Writing Your Story's Prologue
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8 Steps for Writing Your Story's Prologue/Beginning
Anybody Can Write a Novel
Chapter 4 “Plot Points” – Section 1 “The Prologue”
With Links to Supplementary Material
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Literature
Planning the Evil Plot
A half-guide, half-narrative on writing a story
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Basics
Before I start writing, I like to have some idea of where I'm starting, where I'm going, and how I'm going to end up there. Let's say that I want to write a comedy about an author who suddenly changes places with her Mary Sue. I usually jot down some basic ideas:
Characters:
Sarah, the author: ~13 years old, average-looking, glasses, rather tall and gangly
Ellemere, the Mary Sue: ~16 years old, long flowing hair, violet eyes, etc.
Forrest (Ellemere's love interest) : ~18, stereotypical pretty boy who is too dark and broody to make a good love interest
Leon: ~17, Ellemere's somewhat dorky friend who falls in love with her but is cast off to side in favor of Forrest
Tangent: For those of you who are confused, the ~ symbol means "about." I think it comes from math.
I like to draw, so I'd probably make doodles of these characters too. Drawing characters is a great way to develop th
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