Write the first line of a story you haven't written yet. Fingers crossed, it will catch on and others will click SPROUT at the bottom of your post and add a second line, a third and on and on! Watch for other writers' first lines and SPROUT from them too. If you need inspiration, go here for some famous first lines!
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. – George Orwell, 1984
This is the saddest story I have ever heard. — Ford Madox Ford, The Good Soldier (1915)
He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish. — Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea (1952)