This episode introduces Anna and Lucinda’s writing ambitions and intentions for their podcast in 2019. They speak about personal goals for the next three months and discuss tips for increasing focus.
There are quotes from the beginnings of Charles Dicken’s Tale of Two Cities and Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. They emphasise avoiding trying to be perfect at the start as during the editing process, the beginning may completely change.
What makes an effective beginning? There are of course factors that make for good beginnings, such as an air of mystery or intrigue. Listeners might like to add their own factors to the list.