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  1. #1
    Yvonne Oots
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    opening yippeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    Hows this for an opening?

    Once upon a time, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it occured late one dark and stormy night....


    What do you think.

    Yvonne

    Yes I still am having problems with opening this da-- piece.



  2. #2
    Picture Book
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    Re: opening yippeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    What happened to that first one you showed me?

  3. #3
    Yvonne Oots
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    Re: opening yippeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    I went and changed it again.......
    cause I hate openings.
    Yvonne

  4. #4
    Picture Book
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    Re: opening yippeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    Just go straight to it..Straight to the point, then there's your opening. No formal introductiion. Let the reader walk right in?

  5. #5
    Bob Kellogg
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    Openings. Take your pick.

    Linda realized that she hated Frank. It happened one day when Frank snapped her with a wet towel. She spent the rest of the morning on ways to eliminate Frank, ways that wouldn't draw attention to her.

    The fog was a wall that sucked in the vehicles in front of Jessica. She debated pulling to the side of the freeway, but it was too late. The wall swallowed her. The wail of tortured metal came closer.

    "You rang?" A turbaned creature loomed above the old lamp.

    Alice froze in horror. Her reflection in the mirror was naked. Alice was not.

    Openings are actually more fun than writing the stories, Yvonne. You just have to tune your mind.

    Now, if people would just publish openings...

    Bob K.

  6. #6
    Yvonne Oots
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    Re: Openings. Take your pick.

    bob,
    sit down and have a drink.. writing is more fun than openings........ OPENINGS are not writing..... they are headaches.....
    Yvonne

  7. #7
    Yvonne Oots
    Guest

    Re: Openings. Take your pick.

    bob,
    sit down and have a drink.. writing is more fun than openings........ OPENINGS are not writing..... they are headaches.....
    Yvonne

  8. #8
    Bly Oxford
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    Re: Openings. Take your pick.

    Yvonne,
    Wait until you walk through the den and hear a narrator of a televised show say the same words that opens your current work. You won't know if you have arrived or sunk at sea. This happened to me this week. But I'm sure I wrote the words first, so I'm keeping them.
    Bly

  9. #9
    Yvonne Oots
    Guest

    Re: Openings. Take your pick.

    Bly,
    that must have been a shock.........

    I would rather just leave the openings off.
    ya know, middle and, then your finnished.

    I will be starting this with once upon a time.....
    It is a fairy tale....
    yvonne

  10. #10
    Bly Oxford
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    Re: Openings. Take your pick.

    For openings for a dairy tale, which is better?

    Before time was counted, in the land of Nevrwaz, lived Bhutan.

    Once upon a time, in the land of Nevrwaz, lived Bhutan.
    Bly

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