Are you ready to get your creative juices flowing?
I'll give you the first sentence of a famous novel, and your job is to turn it into a paragraph that is totally unique, and totally you!
Authors and characters are all welcome to attempt this little exercise. Let's see how many different perspectives we can create. As a bonus, try to guess the book that's being quoted.
(Incidentally, the last opener was from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.)
Okay, are you ready? Here we go!
In the ancient city of London, on a certain autumn day in the second quarter of the sixteenth century, a boy was born to a poor family of the name of Canty, who did not want him...