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First Paragraph, First Thoughts

We’re discussing the heart of your story and all the major elements you need to set up in your first few pages. That first scene has a tremendous burden, and as I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, you may have to go back once your novel is done and rewrite that first scene to tie in neatly with the themes you’ve developed throughout your novel, as well as homogenize your voice. Continue Reading…