the worst opening line contest

Think of a horrible opening line to a novel, short story or essay. It can be redundant, riddled with childish rhymes, vague or flat-out boring. Feel free to use the comments section or your blog https://theliteratimafia.com/2020/05/03/the-worst-opening-line-contest/

here is my attempt: (which shouldn’t really be hard!)

This story is about how Jimmy was shot and killed by Chester because they had a fight over drug money.

6 Comments

  1. ceayr

    I don’t remember much about that uneventful, drug-addled time I spent in that dull place with those tedious people, but this is the least boring stuff I can cobble together for my 5,000 word story.

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  2. Jon

    I totally misinterpreted the prompt, and had in mind that we should recall a terrible opening line we had read. Now that I get it, I am stymied by my abject inability to top the translation of Sun Tzu in The Art of War; 1. Sun Tzu said: “The art of war is of vital importance to the State.”

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