#Writing Challenge: Give us your best opening sentence!

We’re a couple of weeks into the 150 Day Challenge and many of you are plotting out your romance novel and thinking about how to hook your reader with a captivating opening. So we decided to revisit a popular challenge from last year: Give us your best opening sentence!

For tips on getting started and writing a strong opening, check out these great posts from Harlequin editors and authors:

Write a Book in 150 Days: Where to Start?

Harlequin Author Confessions: The Dreaded First Chapter!

First Chapter Needs from Harlequin Editors

Crafting Strong Openings

How to Write a Great First Chapter

First Page Feedback


But best advice?


Post your opening sentence in the comments below by end of day Sunday, July 16, 2017, and we’ll pick our Top Three on Monday!