How to Start a great StoryGetting a great story started
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is because I didn't start the story like most folks do. You can use the powers of history. Not just the story, but the centre of the story. That' s where the tragedy is - the part that really fascinates the readers.
So, how do you know what to choose when you tell your story? You don't have to choose anything particularly thrilling to get this tragedy. There are at least three or four thrilling points in a story, each of which can come to the fore. All that really counts is how to add a stirring element to the story.
You know that even an everyday story can be awakened to reality as it is told. Hans Rosling recounts a banal story of a laundry washer in a TED.com film. Hans has many possibilities when he narrates this story, but he decides to speak about the "button-controlled miracle" of the maschine.
"I was only four years old when I saw my mom loading a washer for the first full year of her lifes. It was a great outing for my mum. So, what's the interesting part of this story? But, as you can see, he could have picked anything as long as he used emotion to bring the story home.
One feels the agitation, the reverence, how Hans is telling the story. It' these feelings that keep the tragedy going and make the hearts pulsate. 1 ) That you can choose any story or any part of a story to get the story started. You' ll find this tragedy somewhere in the centre of your story.
Telling a story is one of the best ways to get the reader's heed. The easiest way to get this story racing ahead is to pick something - anything from the center of the story and use it to start your story. As you work your way through your story, you'll find at least two or three places where you can reap great emotions or extraordinary dramas.