First Lines From Books . . . Prompt #571

First lines from books can inspire writing.

Choose one, or more, and Just Write!

“My name is Ruth. I grew up with . . .” — Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson:

“This was probably a mistake . . .” —Letters from Paris by Juliet Blackwell

“With wobbly knees, I stood at the edge of the three-foot diving board.” —Beyond Recovery by Shawn Langwell

“Marsh is no swamp. Marsh is a space of light, where grass grows in water, and water flows into the sky.” —Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

“The biggest irony about that night is that I was always scared to fly.” —How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

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