Get Your Novel Moving: Cure for Stagnant Openings | The Funnily Enough |

Does your novel open like this: Main Character staring out a window, riding in a car, train, plane or spaceship? How about the dreaded Back Story? Many first novels open with elements that slow and in some cases, kill off the reader's sense of movement.

It's not hard to bring a novel opening to a standstill. Fortunately there are ways to remedy or prevent stagnant openings.