And no, this isn’t about how to write a good opening for your novel. This isn’t about how to hook your future audience in at the first sentence. This is how to start writing once you’ve sat down at the computer with a blank word document (or other variations on other devices like phones or paper) for the first time, and decide to write a novel.
Theme songs are an important aspect of any TV show, yet several shows – popular ones at that – have less than amazing theme songs, Star Trek: Discovery being the latest example.
I did enjoy seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi yesterday, but it wasn’t the “wow” movie I had expected. It’s not necessarily something I would recommend – but yet, it kind of is.
That’s the problem.
The #BoycottToSiri and Newman’s response are a great example of an aspect of publishing that is often ignored.
Happy anniversary of Shadoweye Fiction!
The thing with rules is that they are usually there for a reason, but there is an exception to every rule (and an exception to that rule, too). But exceptions aren’t just random – there’s a reason why that particular exception is an exception. The exceptions are the ones that don’t violate the reason why that rule is in place.