Helen (heleninwales) wrote,

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Posted here so I don't lose it

Found via ljgeoff. Here is an excellent post by Cat Rambo on 5 Things To Do In Your First 3 Paragraphs.

I just love that bravura opening from the Kelly Link story and the other examples are good too. This is what a skilled writer can do once they've internalised all the basics that I teach on my introductory fiction writing courses; they can forget the "rules" and really fly. :)

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