How to Begin and End a Short Story
edited: Tuesday, September 08, 2009
By Anita Saran
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Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2009
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How to write an alluring first sentence or paragraph that keeps the reader reading until the end of the story, and how to end a story
The first sentence has more to do with the writer than the reader. It is the writer's voice, his confidence and strength that makes the reader trust him and want to read on. Confidence will give the writer a strong, bold opening sentence. Confidence is 'voice' - it belongs entirely to the writer and readers will recognise it as unique.