The Lede - A Wordsmith Workshop
Craft a captivating opening paragraph! Learn the steps you can take to write an opening sentence or paragraph that will immediately grab the reader’s attention and inject them with an unquenchable desire to keep on reading.
"The lede refers to the introductory section of a story that is intended to entice the reader to read the full story. The spelling of lede is allegedly so as to not confuse it with lead (/led/) which referred to the strip of metal that would separate lines of type." - Mirriam-Webster
Instructor: Lynn Martell