Thursday, April 23, 2009

Opening Lines--A Winner!!!

Mike Boyd wins with his opening:

"The next time someone wants me to keep a secret, I'll do something easy instead--like baptize a cat."

Here's what the deciding judge (a young reader who knows her stuff) said: "It came to me as funny in an ironic sense, and I'd love to know what the secret was and what happened! That would be my first choice . . . "

Okay, Mike. Send me your opening chapter. I look forward to reading it and offering a critique.


  1. I love that opening line! He deserved to win... I promise to do better next time!

  2. Excellent opening, wish I'd thought of it!


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