Writing: Beginnings and Endings

Cindy Skaggs
Aug 5, 2020 · 11 min read

How to start a story and bring it to a satisfying ending.

In the beginning was the Word (John 1:1)

As a lover of words, this verse is one of my favorite from a literary perspective, because it elevates writers. The Word existed from the beginning.

These six words do what all good opening lines should do. The verse intrigues and…