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by AnnaBanana
Wed Feb 24, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 104
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Re: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion

Hi Jan, Here's a little homework... 2. I think a great beginning has to have a sense of wonder about it, especially for the challenges. It needs to make me speculate about the rest of the story. 3. One of my own favorite titles is one I wrote years ago, a story called Space Invaders. It is a humorou...
by AnnaBanana
Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:00 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Setting the Scene Correctly
Replies: 13
Views: 7202

Re: Setting the Scene Correctly

Awww... :thankssign
Now that my fourth child is almost five I might just have the brain power and time to write more. At least I hope so! Teaching a World Literature course has also given me a lot to work with!
by AnnaBanana
Sun Feb 21, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Setting the Scene Correctly
Replies: 13
Views: 7202

Re: Setting the Scene Correctly

But as far as Ana's comment - I LOVE doing that. Have written at least a couple challenge articles where I was purposely deceptive about the setting and it was so very, VERY fun. And here's one, if you wanna see. http://www.faithwriters.com/wc-article-level4-previous.php?id=17986 Thanks for the sto...
by AnnaBanana
Sat Feb 20, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Setting the Scene Correctly
Replies: 13
Views: 7202

Re: Setting the Scene Correctly

Thanks for the lesson, Jan! I definitely can use this in my next story (this week's challenge, I hope :) )
Aren't there some stories, though, where it's appropriate to surprise the reader?

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