this is not always the best way... it may work well for many stories, but some do better starting at the beginning... or the end...Definitely start "in the middle of it".
there's never just one way to do things in writing... and each story needs to be dealt with on its own terms, not follow just one person's idea of what they happen to think is 'best'...
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If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. ... We need not wait to see what others do. Gandhi