How to Write Suspenseful Openings
January 17, 2017
Michael Noll is the Program Director for the Writers’ League of Texas and editor of the craft-of-writing blog Read to Write Stories. His book, In the Beginning, Middle, and End: A Field Guide to Writing Fiction, will be published by A Strange Object in 2017. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in American Short Fiction, Chattahoochee Review, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Indiana Review, and The New Territory. His story, “The Tank Yard,” will be included in The Best American Short Stories 2016. Michael lives in Austin with his family.
Here’s a link to a WLT interview with him about teaching writing:
He also writes a blog called “Read to Write Stories” that discusses/teaches writing techniques. Here’s the link to the blog: https://readtowritestories.com/