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    Guest Post: First Sentences by Faye from A Daydreamer’s Thoughts

    Many people believe that the most powerful way to grab a reader’s attention is with a pretty cover and a captivating synopsis, and while this may be true, I also believe that a significant and compelling first sentence is also incredibly important. When deciding which book to pick up and read from the library or buy from the bookstore, I usually open the book and read the first sentence. That sentence may be able to tell me if this is a book I will enjoy. A powerful first sentence will capture my attention and force my hand, whereas a sloppy sentence will show that this will not be a book I will enjoy. It can show…