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Strong First Sentence
Sat Jan 28, 2012 12:29 am
Rule: Write a strong first sentence for a novel idea.
Catch: It has to be 20 words or less.
(I borrowed the idea from Writer's Digest
Pranks were meant to be funny, but nothing was amusing about the hole in my empty pocket sans car keys.
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Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:31 pm
If you are reading this, then you are dead.
I am nothing
but a mouthful of 'sorry's, half-hearted
apologies that roll of my tongue, smoothquick, like 'r's
or maybe like pocket candy
that's just a bit too sweet.
Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:20 pm
, thought the blackbird.
I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.
-- Woody Allen
Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:55 pm
"Ready?" I didn't wait for her to respond. I simply pulled the gear and that's where it began.
when she needs to shelter from reality she takes a dip in my daydreams
Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:28 pm
It was a going to be a fateful day, and I knew it the moment I saw the darkly clad man peering at me from across the street in downtown Wildavon as I got on the subway, noticing his pale purple eyes penetrating through my core.
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Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:21 am
Waves crashing against themselves softly faded into scope of consciousness as the warm water lazily drifted around me.
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:59 pm
I held my eyes open, lying there on the ragged, hard concrete knowing that if I fell asleep I wouldn't wake up and would be forgotten, by everyone and myself.
There is no such thing as a stranger. Only friends we haven't met yet.
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Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:31 pm
YWS has some fantastic writers on here.
"Dad would teach me to make my sincerest promises not to take food without asking- then he'd leave me to starve until I learned to break them."
Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:43 pm
A strong first sentence for a novel idea.
Just kidding! Hmm...
The darkest hour isn't before dawn, it's before death.
Review unto others as you would have others review unto you.
Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:19 am
"I have always been grateful for surviving what we did, but no second has passed by where I haven't wished, so deeply, that we never had to."
Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:01 pm
Wow, got some great ones on here.
"Every city has something to hide."
(From my current novel, Third Line Pulse)
No more countin' dollars... we'll be countin' stars.
, if you dare.
Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:50 pm
Every rose has its thorns, and every bald man has his hair cream.
"I can't afford a teddy bear, so I sleep with this contact solution."
Taran: He will not succeed in this. Somehow, we must find a way to escape. We dare not lose hope.
Fflewddur: I agree absolutely, your general idea is excellent; it's only the details that are lacking.
You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way.
— Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind
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