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psykeout
12-27-2008, 11:50 PM
My old English teacher taught us this one...

Find your favorite line in a book. Make this the first line in a new story.

For example, if your favorite line is : Jack sliced his enemy's throat with a rusty spoon.

Then that will be the first line of the new story.

Wind Ann Wise
06-25-2014, 10:31 PM
Now, I just have to choose between 2 favorite lines. Ok, I'll flip a coin. Ok, heads won.
My line is:
"I doubt trees are ever told to 'be the screwed-up ninth grader'." -Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.