Where to Start Your Story

And How to Start

By Annette Rey

You have probably heard to start your piece of work in the middle and that thought has confused you. How do you do that? How can you make the middle sound like the beginning for the reader? Can you recall a story you have read that started in the middle?

Read on and you will see the sense this advice makes and how the middle is also the hook.

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Your Living Body of Work

By Annette Rey

Let’s call the piece you are constructing a living body of work and think in those terms, a whole unit composed of dependencies and interconnections and interactions.

Body of work = the whole piece

Living body of work = one piece, breathing, experiencing, projecting, inviting, moving

But it can’t function without its parts which are listed in the analogies that follow:

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