Beginnings, Middles and Ends (Elements of Fiction Writing) by Nancy Kress

By Nancy Kress

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Instead, keep producing variations by deliberately altering either narrative mode or point of entrance into the story (more on this to come). Once you've done this a few times, you'll become quite adept at producing these by simply moving methodically through the possibilities. "—that is one of the major pleasures of writing fiction. VARYING NARRATIVE MODE: CINDERELLA REDUX All fiction is created out of five different ways of presenting information to the reader, called narrative modes: dialogue, description, action, thoughts and exposition.

If so, spend the same time and effort on both prologue and scene one that you'd give either if it stood alone. SUMMARY: THE VERY BEGINNING Does all this sound like a lot of work to spend on one scene, when you still have anywhere from two to two hundred more to write? And suppose you're eager to go on to those other scenes. Should you stop your story dead to rewrite and polish your opening? That depends. Writers compose stories in various ways. Some work best when they write like a runner racing through a haunted graveyard late at night: full speed ahead and no looking back.

I came to see how you're doing. " "That's nice of you. " "I wish I were," he said. "I'm sorry? " she asked. " Louise called. Damn, she had forgotten to latch the back door again. "It's me, Allen," a voice called uncertainly. " She folded her arms across her chest and watched him pick his way across the basement, through the mounds of unwashed laundry, piles of kids' toys, a dog puddle she hadn't gotten around to cleaning up yet. He wore a T-shirt too big for his spindly body and the most ridiculous hat she'd ever seen.

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