Stephen King’s 20 Rules for Writers | Open Culture

Image by the USO, via Flickr CommonsIn one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for The Atlantic, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all sorts of theories,” he says, “it’s a tricky thing.” “But there’s one thing” he’s sure about: “An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story.

Source: Stephen King’s 20 Rules for Writers | Open Culture

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