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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Give it Up, Blank Page! You're Surrounded! Surrender is Your Only Option!

I have finally written a viable first sentence to a novel.

Look out for flying pigs, four horseman, and other signs of the apocalypse while on your daily commutes today.*

*Please note - the above sentence is not the aforementioned "first sentence." It's simply a joke that is, perhaps, not quite working.

5 comments:

eloise said...

Love it! Very Tom Robbin-esque with with a twinge of Harry Potter.

Stephanie said...

Oh no! Sorry... I didn't mean to imply that that is the first sentence to the novel... just that I have one. Since it's been such a struggle for me to come up with one, I'm taking it as a sign of the impending end of the world.

Ah... my jokes. Always fail in the explanation.

stu said...

The first sentence is the hardest, except for the second, of course, and the third, the fourth is pretty tricky too, and the...

Justin said...

Very funny stuff, Steph.

Randika said...

Yay! I'm so happy you're unstuck! I challenge you to vomit out 20 pages. Revise later. 20 is my goal for you. I shall check in repeatedly. I had to write an "outline" today for the rest of my book. :-( Root canal was a far more appealing prospect.