Are you ready to get your creative juices flowing?
I'll give you the first sentence or passage 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 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson – probably not a big surprise since the sentence contained the words “Treasure Island” – haha.)
Okay, are you ready? Here we go!
The day broke gray and dull. The clouds hung heavily, and there was a rawness in the air that suggested snow. A woman servant came into a room in which a child was sleeping and drew the curtains. She glanced mechanically at the house opposite, a stucco house with a portico, and went to the child's bed...