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Writing Workshop: Close Reading the First Line of Bill Broun’s Night of the Animals

When it comes to passages that make you go “…whoa,” every writer knows the importance of a great opening sentence. (Name one workshop on finding your dream agent that doesn’t talk about “perfecting your hook.” I dare you.) Put simply, a great opening sentence gives you the platform and the opportunity to grab a reader’s attention and never let go.

Here’s a phenomenal example that made me go, “…whoa” recently:

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