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How to Write the Beginning of Your Story
We all know the most important sentence in a story is the very first sentence. It has only one goal: to convince the reader to read the next sentence and then the next until they are fully immersed in your story.
The goal is simple, but executing the goal with success is a challenge we’ve all agonized over. It’s easy to obsess over the beginning and wonder if you’ve started in just the right place with the right scene or narration. Maybe it seems perfect to you, but beta readers tell you it’s not a good enough hook and you try to make it bigger and better, flashier and more action-packed.
Stop.
The opening of a story doesn’t have to be flashy or be a big, attention-grabbing action scene. A good opening holds readers interest because it does one thing very well: it establishes the narrative urgency of the story. It immediately lets your readers in on the most important thing they need to understand in order for this story to take place, feel real, and becom
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For the 2019 Valentines day project, today's task was to show your first :+fav: in a status. While I was scanning through my favorites list, I found several that were special.

The use of atmospheric perspective in this photo is really striking:

the two towers by dS1GN

His smile and green hair make me smile:

green hair by GuruY

I like the cartoon style of this wolverine

James Howlett by LightBombMike

To me, this picture is a representation of the torments of an addict. I've had a print of it in my house for a long time.

Demon series : Sebastian by LaDameDePique

Who can't love four owls? Urp! This might be taken just before the picture transforms into three kittens and _lots_ of feathers.

Lomo Owl by carlsonwkk

Very handsome with a nice smile.

Samu Haber - SunriseAve by tofu0004

He looks so happy and the colors of his outfit are full of life.
[COMM] Reference sheet: SaySora by SkyGiratina00

Very handsome.

John Winchester by LindaMarieAnson

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For the 2019 Valentines day project, today's task was to show your first :+fav: in a status. While I was scanning through my favorites list, I found several that were special.

The use of atmospheric perspective in this photo is really striking:

the two towers by dS1GN

His smile and green hair make me smile:

green hair by GuruY

I like the cartoon style of this wolverine

James Howlett by LightBombMike

To me, this picture is a representation of the torments of an addict. I've had a print of it in my house for a long time.

Demon series : Sebastian by LaDameDePique

Who can't love four owls? Urp! This might be taken just before the picture transforms into three kittens and _lots_ of feathers.

Lomo Owl by carlsonwkk

Very handsome with a nice smile.

Samu Haber - SunriseAve by tofu0004

He looks so happy and the colors of his outfit are full of life.
[COMM] Reference sheet: SaySora by SkyGiratina00

Very handsome.

John Winchester by LindaMarieAnson

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SmilingY Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome
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CDL113 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the Llama Badge! :XD:
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SmilingY Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome
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skyrimwolf11 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2017
Thanks for the llama! ^^
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SmilingY Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome
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trilljacker6534 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2017
Thanks for the llama
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SmilingY Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome
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Rubymoon-Faith Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Hey! Thanks for the llama! :3
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SmilingY Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome
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Dulliros Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the llama :w00t:
Here's one back.
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