When the First is the Last

I usually need to find a great first line and first paragraph before moving on with my story, but it’s not unusual for me to find out later that the first paragraph wasn’t the beginning after all.  It seems great minds agree.


The last thing that we find in making a book is to know what we must put first.

Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher (19 June 1623 – 19 August 1662)