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
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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
- 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. 59 more words
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