Guest post by Linda K. Thomas.
Originally posted January 17, 2019, on her blog, Spiritual Memoirs 101. Used by permission.
If you don't get this right, you'll lose readers.
|Linda K. Thomas|
After dismantling your scaffolding, it’s time to design a catchy opening for your memoir.
(You did remove your scaffolding, didn’t you? If not, you should! “Don’t think the reader will be patient with you until you can get around to the actual story,” writes Matilda Butler. If you need to brush up on what scaffolding is, click on Whether you’re building a castle or a memoir, the scaffolding must come down.)