My colleagues in our writing group tell me that I’ve been doing something wrong. In every paragraph I write, I indent the first line.
“Not so,” my colleagues say. “The first paragraph of the beginning goes right to the edge and so does every paragraph after a substantial break, like the three dots in the center.”
Thus the first line of my story goes to the edge———-
Tex rode into the dirty, old town.
And after a major break————-
* * *
Tex’s wife looked at the work she had to do that day.
Others have assured me that the gospel books of correct writing say this is how you should write the first line at the beginning and the first line after a major break. What is your practice?