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January 22 2007 Literary Fiction Newsletter

Hello Literary Fiction Readers,

Hope you're having a good start to your week. We've finally had our first snow fall and it even went below 20. Yes, winter is here. I thought we were going to miss it all together for a while but no such luck.

I set up a new quiz for you to test your knowledge of literary opening lines. You can find the link at the bottom of the latest article.

Have a great week!


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*The Opening Line*

Novels, on average, have about 300 pages. At 250 words a page that would make a 75,000 word novel. Regardless of the abundance of words, it�s the first few pages that determine a reader�s interest in a story and whether they will

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