In which the Octopus provides an Introduction and Tips 1 and 2
The mythical first sentence; for your book, it is the phrase that launches one hundred thousand words. For your reader, it’s almost like your book’s pick up line. You’re trying to inspire the reader into getting into a serious relationship with your story. This is about more than just making a good first impression.
The first sentence is sometimes your only chance to snatch up a potential reader’s interest and propel them headlong into your story. Write a great one and your reader will dive in and not look back. Write a bad one and, well…take a look at this: Continue reading