After out governor appropriated funds for public libraries to deal with his budget deficiencies this past week, I thought I should post this again. Plus, I’m behind at Camp, and some of these quotes say more than I could about the value of libraries. So here’s a little story about my life and my feelings about libraries, in everyone’s words but mine:
I see a lot of writers stressing about their first lines on social media, so I decided to do a bit of research into first lines. I collected as many as I could, mostly in the YA genre, and I studied them, dividing them out into categories that made sense to me (though I’ll admit many could fit in several categories, so when in doubt, I went with my gut reaction).
Here are the 7 very non-scientific conclusions I’ve drawn, based on all the reflection: