The 7 Best Tips for Writing Your Opening Scene

• Create a riveting opener for your story 
• Write a great narrative hook 
• Draw readers into story with great opening lines
• Start story with event that upsets status quo
• How to get readers engaged in your story
• Base story on overcoming emotional disturbance
• Use broad conflict to set your story in motion
• BONUS: “It begins with a character, usually, and once he…begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him.”