How NOT to start a novel

“It was a glorious day.”

 

Here’s what the sentence gives the readers …

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and makes us …

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An opening line must make our readers feel …

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How are we doing with our opening lines?

 

 

 

Daily Word Prompt: Glorious

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Carolyn Dennis-Willingham

Carolyn is the author of two published books – No Hill for a Stepper, 2001, and The Last Bordello, 2016. Her third novel, The Moonshine Thicket, is set in 1928 and is currently enduring a professional edit. When not on her laptop, she serves as a lap top for her grandchildren. She is a retired Early Childhood Specialist, a fitness boxer, artist, and a ball thrower for her ever-persistent mini Aussie. In addition to her blogging website, carolyndenniswillingham.com, you may find her on Facebook and Twitter.

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