Just sorting out some lessons from our original online creative writing course (“many many moons ago” from 1997)
Quite a job/”mission”!
Enjoy this short extract from Lesson Five (I think) WHAT ARE THE ‘SECRETS’ OF WRITING SUCCESS?
How’s this for an opening line for a novel?
“James walked into the hotel and it was as if he was struck by a bolt of lightning. He instantly
went into a state of shock, as the past ten years of his life flashed through his mind as in an
instant replay. It was too much to all take in in a second. His legs began to tremble, as if they
had turned into instant jelly. They could barely hold his slight frame, as he struggled with all
his might to hold his body upright. Out of his numbness he could see seated at the end of the
bar the face of the…
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