Leads

What type are there and how to start your piece

Questions

ask a question of the reader, involving them in the story


Action

includes strong action verbs that illustrates what is happening


Snapshot

gives details about where the writing piece takes place


Dialogue

dialogue between two characters


Character hook

introduces/describes a person

Puzzle

a puzzling statement or paradox that intrigues the reader.


3 story words

3 Strong words that grab reader’s attention


Predicament/Situation

puts someone in a predicament or unusual situation


New twist

a twist by writing something from a different or unusual situation.

Figurative language

figurative language to create a strong image for the reader


Song/Poem

use of lines to grab reader’s attention.