Beware The “Alarm Clock” Opening

Beware the “alarm clock” opening. We don’t want to read about Fred waking up, switching off the alarm, yawning, scratching his bum, putting his slippers on, going to the bathroom, etc. Just GET HIM DOWNSTAIRS to find out what the heck is clawing at those windows…

D’Lacey, C. (2019). Top writing tips. [online] the Guardian. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2016/jun/01/top-writing-tips [Accessed 15 Dec. 2019].

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