Openings

Dutch Treat: Ten rules of writing, by P.J. Parrish, Sep 03, 2013

Dazzle and dead bodies: What goes into a great opening? By P.J. Parrish, Aug 06, 2013

The First Step Is the Hardest: Writing Chapter 1, by Elaine Viets, Jul 18, 2013

That all important first line, by Clare Langley-Hawthorne, Aug 27, 2012

Is “Show, Don’t Tell” Overrated? by James Scott Bell, Jul 29, 2012

Limit the Exposition in Your Opening Pages, by James Scott Bell, Apr 22, 2012

Opening Chapters, by Nancy J. Cohen, Feb 01, 2012

What Makes a Novel a Page Turner? by James Scott Bell, Sep 18, 2011

Opening No Nos, by James Scott Bell, Jan 23, 2011

The Great Backstory Debate, by James Scott Bell, Nov 07, 2010

How to Grab Them on Page One, by James Scott Bell, Apr 04, 2010

Garlic Breath, or What Not to Do on Your Opening Page, by James Scott Bell, Mar 28, 2010

First Person Boring, by James Scott Bell, Nov 15, 2009

How to write a thriller: Great beginnings, by Kathryn Lilley, Mar 09, 2009

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