Category: opening lines

  • Talking to You

    Hello there, reader. Here goes my first post on Place for the Stolen, and I’m thrilled to be here. Also, I’m blushing a little from Jenny’s kind introduction. Jenny’s one of those cool people who is wicked smart and clever. Not to mention that she can, and has, straight up told people in our writing […]

  • The Second Reason to Read Widely: It’s Probably Been Done

    *The First Reason to Read Widely: because reading is fun.* And now on to the second: because what you’re writing has probably been written already. I give you Exhibit A: “It begins, as most things begin, with a song.” ~opening line of Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman Seems innocuous enough, right? It’s a very intriguing […]