March 7, 2008, Newsletter Issue #152: The telephone call

Tip of the Week

Write a brief story which begins "in medias res" with a telephone call. Have one of the callers inform the other of some event that has taken place. Begin writing after the call has begun and end it before the speakers hang up. In other words, just focus on the DIALOGUE & building tension within the scene. No more than 500 words.

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