Hook Me 1  July 11, 2015 - July 31, 2015

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The Master of Beginnings 1 - Hook
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In a 2013 interview with Joe Fassler Stephen Kings says "An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story. It should say: Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this."

Your assignment is to write an opening line that immediately grabs the reader's attention and provides, directly or indirectly, as much about the setting and character as possible.

In other words, write something that says Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this.

For example ... one that I wrote (that you will see if I ever get that novel finished), and like is ...

They're not going to let me update my clone before being executed.

Have fun!

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Created Jul 11, 2015