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Road Trip Wednesday: March 11, 2015

"An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story. It should say:
Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this."

Share your favorite opening lines -- and if you're a writer, feel free to share the first sentence of your own WIP, too! 

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Kate Hart

Kate is the author of After the Fall, coming January 24, 2017 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A former teacher and grant writer, she now owns a treehouse-building business in the Ozarks and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know interview series.

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  1. "They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
    Opening quote and line in my dystopian WIP: "Opt Out," which centers around this quote. Hope that still counts !


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