Creating Short Fiction - Part 3, Beginning a Story Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Beginning a Story Summary and Analysis

When Is a Story Ready to Begin?

Writers begin stories in various ways. Some have extensive notes beforehand, other start with a situation and a character. Some writers know the beginning and the end but not much in between. If a writer is not having good results with one method, he should try another.

The Invisible Reader

The writer always needs to be aware of his guest, the reader. He needs to be polite to his guest and let him know what's going on in the story. The writer does not need to reveal everything along the way, but he needs to make the path to the conclusion clear to the reader so that he does not lose him. By providing details and descriptions, the story comes to life and allows the reader to visualize...

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