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 which is my search for spiritual truth? Wambly Bald told Brassaï that the first sentence in a work is the sentence that counts the most and the other sentences "will follow like sheep." This page of my website will show my attempt to assimilate the wisdom of the first line by practicing the writing of previously written first lines:
I am living at the Villa Borghese.