How Not To Start a Story

July 14th, 2008 • Kate

I feel like I’m over-blogging today, perhaps to make up for Friday, but there’s so much exciting stuff on the intrawebs! Like this brilliant list I agree with 99.99%, from J.A. Konrath. Yes, it’s personal, and your results may vary, but it’s a fantastic place NOT to start your story/novel.

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2 Responses to “How Not To Start a Story”

  1. beth Says:

    Thanks for the link!

  2. Caryn Says:

    Over-blogging? No such thing. And thanks for the link. It made me laugh because I saw the same thing when I was teaching English. No matter how many other examples I gave them, many students still liked to stick to the same boring story openers.