Friday, March 26, 2010

First 25 Words

I hear there's a pretty interesting first 25 words contest going on over at "Miss Snark's First Victim." I didn't know about it until today and I think it's too late to participate. But I thought I'd put up my first 25 anyway on my own blog.

Technically, the first 25 words of the book are in the Introduction.

Long ago, when the mountains were taller and the seas younger, there lived a race of people who were smaller than humans, less magical than...

Are you hooked?


  1. Yes, I like the tone and set up of this and would continue reading it.

  2. Thanks, Sarah. I really debated about the Introduction, but when I jumped right into the action in the first scene, readers kept wondering about who, what, where, and when. So I put one concise paragraph together to try to answer those questions before starting the story.

  3. I like these sort of setups -- kind of fairytale-esque.

  4. I agree with Bane, makes me think of a fairytale. I'd read on. :)

  5. Yes, I'd read on. It sounds sweet, like a fairytale.

  6. Well, I'm glad the fairytale concept is working, 'cuz that's what I was going for. And that it's not too corny.

    Please, feel free to tell me if it is.


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