The Angst of an Opening Sentence

Or Just Walk the Plank

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A bunch of pirates. Designed in Canva by the Author

Sometimes, I think the opening sentence of a book is one of the hardest things to write. I want to throw myself and the reader right into the action. There needs to be no 45-minute meandering explanation to set up the story, the characters, or the place, even though that’s what I am inclined to do. Maybe that’s why the advice I heard many years ago to scrap the first…

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Pauline Evanosky: writer, psychic, channel

I talk to dead guys. I have been a psychic channel since 1993. I love to write and hope you enjoy what I write about. Based in Oakland, California.