Monday, 16 July 2012

Hookers And Hangers Blogfest

Today I'm writing this with a broken thumb. Bummer, right? Well, it's my own fault: Saturday I had an accident while closing my door. I absentmindedly pushed it with my left thumb and I did so with too much force.  *Snap* is all I heard. Next thing you know I'm screaming in pain.

But the show must go on.

I'll be sharing four first lines from my YA Fantasy/Paranormal/ Romance novel, PORTRAYER.

Here are the rules:

We all know how important the first and last lines are in every chapter. This blogfest will hopefully get your HOOKERS and HANGERS polished making it impossible for readers to put down your book and leaving them begging for more!

On July 16th, post the first sentence from each chapter.

On July 18th, post the last sentence from each chapter.

Post as many as you like!
This amazing Blogfest is hosted by the gals at Falling for Fiction. Much love to them. <3

Now, without further ado, the first sentences of my novel.


Chapter 1: 

It's been five years since my mom took my life.

Chapter 2: 

Marc's blood spurts across my face but I won't dare let go. 

Chapter 3: 

Maximillion Draconst lives in a hot pink high heeled shoe.

Chapter 4: 

I raise my palm toward the sky and issue a bolt of lightning at the plane. 


I hope you liked what I shared. Now I'm off to see what you have for me today.

Here I come!


Danielle B. said...

WOW! These are great and I'm so intrigued now.

L.C. Frost said...

The Chapter 3 hooker makes me really, really happy. :-)

J. A. Bennett said...

Bummer about your thumb, that sounds really painful. I LOVED your #3 hook so fun!

Michael Offutt, Tebow Cult Initiate said...

Great samples dude. I love them all.

Emily R. King said...

Chapter 1 is awesome!

BTW Maximillion Draconst is a great name.

Kyra Lennon said...

Sorry about your thumb!

Your hooks are fab, and number three is just so incredibly odd that I want to keep reading!

Hope Roberson said...

Incredible! You are awesome at hookers ;)

Cassie Mae said...

Awesome job, Tyson. First one had me hooked immediately and the others didn't disappoint!

And dude, ouch! Bet you'll be a lot more careful when you're shutting doors from now on.

Allison said...

Well, you've certainly got me hooked!

Allison (Geek Banter)

T.D. McFrost said...

Thanks for the support everyone. I can't tell you how much it means to me.

Much love. <3

Leigh Covington said...

All 4 of these ROCK! I was completely glued from the 11st one though! Great lines!

Jenny Morris said...

Sorry about your thumb!!

LOVE all of them, seriously. #3 is my fav though. Can't wait for the hangers!

Krista McLaughlin said...

The opening line definitely gets my attention!

Unknown said...

I like the third one. It's weird. Cheers, Jeannette (not Unknown - still working on this)

Kelley Lynn said...

That. First. Line. WOW! I'd keep reading for sure!

Deana said...

Whaa?! So loved every one of these. You had me hooked hookered and more hooked:)
And holy crap about your thumb, TD! You've got to watch that super strength of yours! Hope it feels better:)

elizabeth seckman said...

All unique and interesting! Good job.

Lynn(e) Schmidt said...

I LOVE the first line. Chilling, and would definitely keep me reading

ryan field said...

Got me hooked ;) Seriously. Great lines.

1000th.monkey said...

#1 definitely makes me curious to know if your character is speaking literally or figuratively

C.M.Brown said...

These are great! Number 1 is my choice.

Trisha said...

Dude. I can't choose which one I like best. They're all awesome, and they tell me your story is all around awesome too!

Skipping ahead to read your hangers now :)

Rachel Frost said...

Yikes, this book sounds intense! I love these lines!

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