Here are ten first lines that you can use to begin your story. Where will they lead to? Only the imagination of a writer can know for sure. It may surprise you what you come up with.
1. The milk in the baby bottle was quite luminous.
2. If I had only made a right turn, the day would have ended on a bright note.
3. Coffee stains on the piano were the beginning of my misfortune.
4. I should have said, “Hand me the knife,” but I didn’t think before speaking.
5. Pushing the red button could have been a disaster; but I pushed it anyway.
6. If time was the only thing that I would lose in this venture, it would be worth doing.
7. In war there are no winners; everyone loses something to their cause.
8. Have you ever gotten close to a dragon?
9. I stepped to my left, and something moved under me.
10. We talked of many things in our younger days.