Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tuesday Tidbit: Sharon Lippincott’s tips on writing your opening paragraph

Have you entered your opening paragraph in
Yesterday I submitted mine.
You have until September 3 to enter.

Sharon Lippincott’s blog post is packed with helpful, practical info for you as you write, rewrite, and polish your opening paragraph. It’s a must-read!
Check out Sharon’s Five P’s of Openings (People, Place, Plot Problem, Persuasion, Prose).

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  1. Wow, Linda, thanks for all the link love, and I have to mention that most of this should go to Matilda Butler for proposing this awesome post. Every facet of writing, from learning the craft to proof reading, is most effective as a team sport, and that's so true of sharing the wealth, as you so generously do. .

    1. Sharon, I treasure being a part of the tribe of memoirists with you, Women's Memoirs, NAMW, Kathy Pooler, and so many others. I agree, it's like a team sport, and we are sharing the wealth. Thank you for your valuable part of this enormous effort. You'll probably never know how much difference you have made to so many of us.