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 – it's one of my favorites!
(Incidentally, the last opener was from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy.)
Okay, are you ready? Here we go!
Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically...