Opening lines get all the glory. Instead think of a closing line instead and work back to the beginning…
Here are some closing lines to get you thinking.
A Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens
It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known
Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
But I reckon I got to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest, because Aunt Sally she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me and I can’t stand it. I been there before.
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
He would be there all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning
Engleby – Sebastian Faulks
For some reason dreamed of sparkling Greek sea, Aegean blue, with wooden boats, their white sails filled with love.
Five on a Treasure Island – Enid Blyton
They will, but that’s another story.
Angel Uncovered – Katie Price
So she turned to the man she knew she had to be with, looked him in the eye, and said ‘Ethan, take me I am yours.’
For you to try
Pick on of the above closing lines and write yourself a short creative story – 500 words – off you go!
PS: I have not read the Katie Price novel, have you?