Tell Me a Story: First Sentences, First Paragraphs, First Chapters (Session 2 of 6)

“An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story. It should say: Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this.” — Stephen King What are your favorite first sentences, the ones that grabbed you and never let go? Why is the beginning of any piece of writing so important? And what…


Tell Me a Story: The architecture of writing (Session 3 of 6)


In this six-month Interintellect Salon series, writer and editor Julie Mosow shares everything she knows about writing, becoming the writer you’ve always hoped to be…and, most importantly, about finishing the work you start. How can we create the strong but invisible scaffolding that will support and sustain a narrative? What's the best approach to drafting? Should we…