Thinking of writing a book? The first line is important. The first line sets the mood, theme, style, world and should introduce the main conflict. “Amazing Bonus,” if it foreshadows the end. Above all, the first line should hook an agent, a publisher or two and
thousands millions of readers.
To get you started, here are some
plagiarized borrowed lines from people that are already famous. I think these would make perfect openings. The famous won’t mind. Probably (<~Not legal advice). Just think of the possibilities…
I used to think guns were loud until I dropped the damn shampoo in the shower.
I have a rule, and that is to never look at somebody’s face while we’re having sex; because, number one, what if I know the guy?
I know it’s not popular to say, but I hate balloons.
Get at least eight hours of beauty sleep. Nine, if you’re ugly.
I feel sorry for people who don’t drink or do drugs. Because someday they’re going to be in a hospital bed, dying, and they won’t know why.
More Laura Kightlinger
I can’t think of anything worse after a night of drinking than waking up next to someone and not being able to remember their name, or how you met, or why they’re dead.
When I said I wanted to be a comedian, they all laughed at me. Well, no one’s laughing now.