|It is a truth universally acknowledged...|
|It was a dark and stormy night...|
|Paula Gail Benson's|
"The Train's on the Tracks"
appears in this anthology.
And on June 9, Paul Gail Benson, another WWK blogger, told us of the special challenges presented by short stories. She used her short story, "The Train's on the Tracks," which appears in Fish or Cut Bait: A Guppy Anthology (Wildside Press, April, 2015) to illustrate how important those first two pages can be to a story that may run only ten pages or so.
|Steeled for Murder.|
first in the
Jesse Damon Crime Novel series
Blog: The First Two Pages
Do you find the first two pages of a story or novel to be "make it or break it" for deciding whether to continue reading?
Can you think of any books you like with extraordinary beginnings?