Every time the New England Patriots chalked one up in the win column, Kevin Kowalski got laid. - Undeniably Yours, Shannon Stacey
You got busy in the backseat of a '78 Ford Granand with Joseph Kowalski - only the most reclusive bestselling author since J.D. Salinger - and you don't think to tell me about it? - Exclusively Yours, Shannon Stacey
One upon a time, Minerva Dobbs thought as she stood in the middle of a loud yuppie bar, the world was full of good men. - Bet Me, Jennifer Crusie
I've never known anyone who was stood up for her own divorce before, Tina Savage told her sister. - Getting Rid fo Bradley, Jennifer Crusie
There was nothing dignified about peeing on a stick. - Unexpected Complication, Amy Knupp
Penny Jackson knew that it was probably wrong to be so excited to see her ex-husband come crawling back, but she was willing to live with the character flaw. Delicious, Susan Mallery
Why are these first lines good? It makes you want to read! But how do these authors do it? Do they work on them repeatedly or does it just come to them?
I continue to pound away at my keyboard, but I know I will get there. Just give me time....And for now, I will share my first paragraph. ******Drum roll please*****
Amanda’s priority for the evening did not include a night of playing hide-and-touch boy toys with her friends. However, her roommate’s birthday became somewhat of a ritual and she couldn’t back out. Plus, she had some exciting news to share.
There you have it! It will probably change by tomorrow, but what do you think?
What are your favorite first lines?