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10 Opening Line Ideas

I would have become a musician if it weren't for Frances.

"Never tell her!" screamed Zanna.

I won't lie Crispin had grown accustomed to the finer things in life.

Dear reader, I wish I could tell you that I'm an insane person.

If I'd become a teacher, I'd still be able to see my kids.

56,981 people died in 2558.

I only ever met one person I'd call truly shy.

Sherril was usually more cynical.

Uriah was known for being skeptical.

By a sparkling and cool river, I looked for Hereward.


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A blank page can be very daunting. Whether you've planned the perfect story or are suffering from writers' block, you still need to write that first line.

Use our opening line tool above to help inspire you to get started. It's ideal for novels, short stories and the opening line of dialogue in a movie or stage play.








Opening Line Generator

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