First Lines Friday is a bookish meme hosted by Literary Marie of Precision Reviews. I encourage all of my fellow book bloggers and bookhearts to play along.
- Grab your current read(s).
- Share the first line(s).
- Include the title and author.
"Let's start with the much happier side. Here's my personal list of reasons for wanting to buy—or at least bid on—a proposed book."
~ Why An Editor Says 'Yes' or 'No' to a Book, The Writer June 2012 issue
"Take a quick glance at your writing workspace. Does your desk bear the telltale signs of a creative mind at work? Are there sticky notes scattered like yellow constellations? Or yesterday's coffee mug casting a lonely shadow near that menacing mountain of papers in your inbox you've been meaning to file for—um, months now?"
~ Declutter Your Writing Space in 2 Days, The Writer June 2012 issue