Writing Chapter One can be tricky. I’ve been there, and I’ll be there again.
With each new book, crafting that opening scene is hard. After reading it over and over, your mind can be left a jumbling mess, but the process becomes easier with time.
I searched the top 6 books on Amazon, the category: Amazon Best Sellers in Teen and YA Books. I thought it would be interesting to look at their opening lines, as well as their opening scenes. Do they have anything in common?
What Makes a Good Protagonist?
I’m sure this answer varies from reader to reader, and from writer to writer. But a good protagonist is a character that makes hard decisions, faces conflict more than once, and has a relatable disposition.
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