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Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

How To Write A Captivating Opening Sentence

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence in your personal stories and fiction writing.

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them, and I

WRITING YOUR FIRST BOOK PART 2: THE FIRST SENTENCE

There’s no denying that the first sentence in a novel is the toughest and makes you want to pull your hair out. Personally, I’m not a big fan of them.

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books #infographic #Books

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books #infographic

Zeugma - okay, but by making any of these (even ones by yourself) makes a new storyline, or an opening sentence! Have fun with these -Cami

So that's what these are called! I love these things! I've actually heard/read one: The room was draped in gloom and vines. (Courtesy of Brandon Sanderson and Firefight, which I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a new trilogy) zeugma

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

How To Write A Captivating Opening Sentence

Click through to read about the function of an opening sentence, analyses of attention-grabbing opening sentences, and writing tips for executing your powerful opening sentence.

While it’s really important that the hiring manager knows why you’re writing to them, your cover letter opening sentence shouldn’t put them to sleep. Here’s a breakdown of three unique cover letter opening sentences that will inspire you to write a cover letter that will get noticed, not snored on.

While it’s really important that the hiring manager knows why you’re writing to them, your cover letter opening sentence shouldn’t put them to sleep. Here’s a breakdown of three unique cover letter opening sentences that will inspire you to write a cover letter that will get noticed, not snored on.

To help aid story writing. Pie Corbett saw it in a primary school he visited.

I saw this simple idea last week in Honiton Primary School.

53 Of The Best Opening Sentences In Literature

53 Of The Best Opening Sentences In Literature

This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

Why You Should Never Trust Spell Check

27 Evaluative writing prompts - or evaluative linking words/phrases - that you can use in an essay.

Sentence-Openers-Games-and-Activities.pdf

Sentence Openers Games and Activities - KS2 Varying Sentence Openers VCOP Games

Filed under: Books, USA, Writing Tagged: Anna Karenina, Breakfast of Champions, Princess Bride, The Catcher in the Rye, the Hobbit

Best First Lines Books Infographic This Awesome Graphic Lays Out the Best Literary First Lines of All Time

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books #infographic #Books

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books #infographic

Teacher's Pet - FREE Classroom Display Resources for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2)

Teacher's Pet - FREE Classroom Display Resources for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2)