I have read several times that it is very important to start my book or website with an engaging and interesting first line to draw potential readers in. I guess I am not a good writer or blogger because I do not seem to be able to find good, interesting, engaging, captivating lines to interest many readers in my literary labors. Maybe I should record many first lines from books so I can possibly assimilate the ability to write a good first line? Can I find wisdom that way? Will I finally discover the Holy Grail? This page will show my attempt to assimilate the wisdom of first line writing by practicing the writing of previously written first lines:
I am living at the Villa Borghese.