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Writing Excuses Season Two Episode 15: When Do You Know When to Begin Your Story?

Writing Excuses Season Two Episode 15: When Do You Know When to Begin Your Story?

from http://www.writingexcuses.com/2009/01/18/writing-excuses-season-2-episode-15-knowing-when-to-begin/

Key Points: When do you start writing? Don't wait for the perfect wave, get your feet wet. Which scene do you start with? In late, out early. Get things moving! And bald guys blush all the way from their eyebrows to the back of their head.
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[Brandon] No. Write an ending and start your book with it.
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Writing Excuses Episode 4: Beginnings

Writing Excuses Episode 4: Beginnings
http://www.writingexcuses.com/2008/03/02/writing-excuses-episode-4-beginnings/
starring Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler, and Dan Wells
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The short form: don't try to write your first line first. Do make sure that your first line makes a promise that the rest of your book fulfills. Get to character and conflict fast.