Books tagged: opening line

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1001 First Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever wondered which novels contain the most famous opening lines? Or how the writers of Science Fiction compare to those of Romance? Now you can compare for yourself, with 1001 of the best and worst First Lines from fifteen genres. 1001 First Lines is for the writers and the readers of the world, providing inspiration and instruction, with a checklist of titles to tick off as you go.
First Mistakes - A Guide For Smashwords Fiction Writers
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing
One of the most important, and also one of the most overlooked components of a story writer's work is the very first sentence. This simple writers' guide uses real examples from Smashwords to examine what makes a good opening line, and the common mistakes writers make.