Maybe you have this grand story idea in your head, but you don’t know where to start. The first paragraph, the first sentence? The members in many writers’ groups will simply say, “Just write,” when you’re looking for advice, and this is more than a little frustrating. Beginning a Novel With a Hook Even more frustrating […]
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What Is an Inciting Incident, and When Should It Occur in a Novel?
It can be hard to sort through all of the writing jargon that’s out there… and even doubly hard when you’re working on beginning your novel. Simply put, the inciting incident is key to a successful novel beginning and hook in order to get readers invested in the character and story that’s about to unfold. What […]