February’s First Friday Fodder For Fiction Writing Prompt!

Using the following first line as a prompt, write the first paragraph of a story. Build on the hook provided. This is the actual first line of an unidentified novel. Extra bonus points for the first one who posts with the name of the novel I pulled this from.

“My father walked beside me to give me courage, his palm touching gently the back laces of my bodice.”

Have fun with this! Anyone who posts their paragraph here before midnight EST, Sunday, February 28, 2010 will receive a hand-crafted book charm/thong!

Best to you,

Lisa Lipkind Leibow

Author of Smart Women’s Fiction


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