Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

How To Write A Captivating Opening Sentence

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence in your personal stories and fiction writing.

It's important to never judge a book by its cover, but how do you evaluate it? It all starts by opening to the first page and reading the first line. The first line is the author's chance to make a first impression and to capture the imagination of the reader, and the very best books will keep the reader hooked from the first line to the very last line. This infographic features 34 compelling first lines from some of the most famous books of all time.

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books

Zeugma - okay, but by making any of these (even ones by yourself) makes a new storyline, or an opening sentence! Have fun with these -Cami

Zeugma - okay, but by making any of these (even ones by yourself) makes a new storyline, or an opening sentence! // I've always loved zeugmas! I thought they were so creative and I love double meaning and don't get me started, I won't stop.

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them, and I

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them.

YES. And then I get so frustrated that I can't think of the perfect opening sentence, that I give up. Darn being a perfectionist.

Why I Write when I get a crazy idea, instead of brushing it off and calling it crazy, I star thinking of opening sentences

The function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

How To Write A Captivating Opening Sentence

The function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

Writing Your Story // The Beginning

WRITING YOUR FIRST NOVEL PART 1: WHERE TO BEGIN

Writing Your Story // The Beginning

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

How To Write A Captivating Opening Sentence

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

How To Write A Captivating Opening Sentence

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

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