first scene

For the reader, the first scene is literally the first thing they will read after they have committed to trying a book. For an author, this is the point where they have to start delivering on the promise—they need to deliver on the expectations that led the reader …

last updated: 18 November 2018; category: story  people: Jack Reacher 

This post looks at some of my considerations and the decisions I made when writing the first chapter of an (as yet unpublished) novel which will be set in the mid 18th century.

last updated: 12 September 2017; category: writing