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Great Opening Lines: Thoughts from Other Fans

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A few months back, I did a post on the greatest opening lines in literature. Since then, ...

The Literary Lounge Lizard: Pick-up Lines Gone Wrong

The Literary Lounge Lizard: Pick-up Lines Gone Wrong

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My last two posts were salutes to the greatest pick-up lines in literature--those magical opening sentences ...

The Great American Opener: More Thoughts on Literary Pick-up Lines

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Following up on my last post, I had some more thoughts on what makes a great ...

The Art of the Literary Pick-up Line: “Hey, call me, Ishmael”

The Art of the Literary Pick-up Line: “Hey, call me, Ishmael”

For an author, the opening line of a novel is the literary equivalent of the snappy ...