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10 Opening Line Ideas

Do you find me conspicuous yet?

Danielle was known for stealing other people's wives.

I always wanted to be just like my auntie - until that night.

If I could change one thing, it would be reporting my partner.

Torquil was usually more alarming.

If I'd become a journalist, then she'd still be alive.

If I'd become a musician, I'd still be married to Brendan.

There are only three things in life that truly matter: politics, friendship and books.

I have two things on my mind: hockey and my iminent death.

I have two things on my mind: meat and aliens.


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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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