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The Best Opening I’ve Seen in a Long Time

A lesson on how to hook readers instantly

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

The pressure to write a good opening to a story about good openings is so strong that I’ve been staring at a blank screen for the past five minutes. Perhaps that’s why I was so enthralled with the opening to Steve QJ’s story, “Anti-Racism” Is Becoming Troublingly Racist. I marvel to watch a master at work.

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Mary DeVries

Mary DeVries

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The older I get, the less I know. That won’t stop me from writing about everything and anything under the sun. Join me in delighting and despairing about life.