How to Write Beginnings that Capture the Minds of Your Readers - Ep. 004

Beginnings are challenging because they carry so much weight in the overall story. They need to grip the reader’s attention, enticing them to want to experience the adventure that follows. But how do we do this effectively? In today's episode, I share 6 tips on how to write beginnings that capture the minds of your readers.


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Music by Nicolai Heidlas