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Begin well

I don’t know if I think these really are the 10 best opening lines, but they are all memorable. Clearly some are so memorable that people know them who haven’t even read the books they come from. 20 more words


My Top 5 Novel Opening/Last Lines

It’s often said that the hardest bit of fiction writing is the middle – as that is usually the bulk of the thing – but getting that amazing opening you know your story deserves and nailing that ending that will leave your readers reeling can often be even more stressful. 1,098 more words

Rejected Opening Lines From a Film Adaption of My Life

  • True mornings are rhubarb tea and walking on hard, cold floor with no shoes on.
  • Alternatively, true mornings are green smoothies (pineapple, banana and spinach) with Norwegian socks on.
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Writing Tests. Statements (Some more tips)

The other day I gave you an extra assigment, which was understood as: Title: “The most important things are the hardest things to say”, 200-300 words. 219 more words


#AtoZChallenge: O is for Opening Lines

A-Z Challenge

For the A-Z challenge, I am posting writing and editing tips to help you improve and enhance your writing.

O is for Opening lines… 407 more words


O is for Opening Lines

All writers know the importance of a good opening paragraph. They only have a few lines in order to get the reader hooked and to make them want to read more. 367 more words

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The Write Stuff - Hook Your Readers With Your Opening Line and Opening Paragraph!

The opening line to your novel is the most important line in your entire book. It’s purpose is to hook the reader into finishing the remainder of the page. 2,673 more words

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