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12:33 p.m. The mother in question was just trying to use the lizard as ransom to get her spider back.
All the people who give you writing advice stress the importance of the first line of the novel. It has to catch readers' attention, and make them wonder what going to be next.
Take the above, an actual item from the Police Blotter in Kalispell, MT, and write the first paragraph of your would be novel.
Put you entry in the comments section below. Prizes will be awarded for outstanding entires.