From Writing Excuses:
This month’s syllabus topic is story structure, and we’ll be starting with the part we start with. And that part usually isn’t the beginning — that’s where the story starts for the reader. We’re going to talk about where the story starts for you. It’s the answer to questions like ‘where is my story coming from?’, ‘What kind of a story is this?’, or ‘What questions does it seek to raise, and subsequently answer for the readers?’
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