A publisher describes his expectations to an author. He explains that in a successful story opener the author would describe the main character, set the scene, make it exciting and most of all make the audience want to read on.
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- 1 October 2007
Useful as an introduction to writing stories. As an exercise, challenge children to re-write the author's opening to his story using the advice of the publisher.