Your first page is the gateway into your story. Your first line has the potential to be the showcase for that first page, for your book, and for YOU as the author. Why not strive to make your first line great?
A great first line:
Leads us to read the next line
Showcases your author voice
Prompts a story question
Let’s take a look at a few first lines and what they do well. [continue to the article for examples of first lines that work well]