Today, I wanted to look at beginning in the middle.
Look through your current work in progress or your idea book, preferably picking something where you know how you want to begin.
As usual, if you’d prefer to use a book you’ve recently read, that’s OK.
Have a think about the three major events that will happen in the middle of your book. Pick one.
Now, write that scene as though it is the beginning of your story.
Write about 500-750 words.
How was it? What does it do to your plot as it stands?
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