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Great Opening Paragraph 105… ‘The Long Drop’ #amwriting #FirstPara

Denise Mina“Monday 2 December. He knows too much to be an honest man but says he wants to help. He says he can get the gun for them. William Watt is keen to meet him. Laurence Dowdall has already met Peter Manuel several times. He never wants to see him again.”
‘The Long Drop’ by Denise Mina

Try one of these 1st paras & discover a new author:-
‘Divisadero’ by Michael Ondaatje
‘American Psycho’ by Brett Easton Ellis
‘Dance Dance Dance’ by Haruki Murakami

And if you’d like to tweet a link to THIS post, here’s my suggested tweet:
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