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A collection of things I hear that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

He had crazy eyes and a Mexican wife.


Opening Line: Providence +11.5 at Villanova 2/24/15

Providence and Villanova will square off as a matchup of top 25 teams as the Friars cracked the top 25 of the AP poll for the first time since the 2003-04 season. 138 more words


I’m going to start sharing the things I hear people say that make me think, “That would make a great opening line for a story!”

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A Myth to Believe In

On Tuesday 17th February I submitted my entry for the Dundee International Book Prize. The week before I sent in an entry for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Opening Lines.’ It’s a great feeling to send stuff in; the achievement of setting a goal and passing it is a genuine lift. 1,088 more words

Writing Thoughts

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

“All children mythologize their birth. It is a universal trait. You want to know someone? Heart and soul? Ask him to tell you about when he was born. 20 more words


Opening Line: Providence -4.5 at DePaul 2/18/15

Providence heads back on the road to complete their season series against the DePaul Blue Demons.

This game opened with the Friars as a road favorite at -4.5. 85 more words


Drafting: The Writing Process—Part 3

It’s taken me some time to think about how I’m going to begin to write this post. How exactly does one write about writing or think about thinking? 891 more words