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What makes a standout sentence to you? Studying works you love can help you focus on writing great sentences that make an impact on your story and your readers.
There’s this cult of the opening sentence, as if crafting a perfect first line is the key to writing a best-selling novel. Here's my take: it isn't.
“Never open a book with weather. If it's only to create atmosphere, and not a character's reaction to the weather, you don't want to go on too long. The reader is apt to leaf ahead looking for people." —Elmore Leonard