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10 Opening Line Ideas

London had been without aliens for months.

My name is Macy Chattaway; let that be the end of the matter.

Ellie Wilkinson is my muse.

In a lonely and spooky woodland, I looked for my aunt.

Do you find me trusting yet?

Charles was known for being wise.

So I suppose you want to ask me why I did it.

People trust me with their fortunes; they really shouldn't.

Why should my husband go first?

Paulo was known for stealing other people's wives.


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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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