Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Build a Story World
Core Cosmos Summary
Just by knowing and choosing one aspect of our world’s creation beliefs opens up the core of setting as it can develop and clarify conflict. It strikes right at the heart of culture and coinage, history and heresy.
Extended Writing Exercise
Using a style such as originally told in the traditional form of an anonymous storyteller; write up a paragraph that reflects a time that portrays the quality of your cosmos.
Then narrow that essence as an opening sentence hook.
For example, Dickens famous opening line for A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”
Or: Many circles passed since our people lost their way.
Share: Your first line.