Hi SErs! It’s a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, I’d like to talk about using In Media Res in a prologue. Here’s a link to the previous post on Outsider’s Reports in Prologues.
How do you write an In Media Res prologue, and do it well?
NOTE: In Media Res is from the Latin for ‘In the midst of things.’ In the case of a prologue, In Media Res starts the story without any introduction …
- In Media Res opens in the middle of the action.
- The purpose of an In Media Res prologue is to inspire intense curiosity in the reader by slamming them into the midst of an action-packed, emotionally charged moment.
- Such a prologue is good for sensation-focused narratives such as erotica and horror. It also works well with westerns, spy thrillers, war chronicles…
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