aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,
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Compelling first line

Went for a run this morning, in a successful effort to battle a migraine (hard exercise, two cups of coffee and two Excedrin migraine tablets).

A Bruce Springsteen song, The Devil's Arcade, came on the iPod. It made me think of the advice to begin a short story or a novel with an attention grabbing line.

The song begins, "Remember the morning we dug up your gun."

If that was in a book, who could stop reading after that?



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