Writing Tip of the Day 2-1-19 (John W. Campbell)

Posted: February 1, 2019 in Science Fiction, Writing
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“[W]hen you have trouble with the beginning of the story, that is because you are starting in the wrong place, and almost certainly too soon. Pick out a later place in the story and try again.”

–John W. Campbell, giving advice to a young Isaac Asimov, quoted in Astounding, by Alec Nevala-Lee

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