Bob Boone


Writing Ideas


Here are more headlines for story starters.
After each is the name of published story that offers a good example.

"Young person learn a harsh lesson.”   (“Indian Camp” Hemingway)
"War has some unexpected consequences.”    ( “To Esme with Love and Squalor”  Salinger)   
"Good advice can be found in unlikely places” (Treasure of Lemon Brown,” Myers) 
"Little choices make a big difference.” (“Lather and Nothing Else,” Tellez)
"Strong leaders stand out.” (Antaeus, Deal) 
"Watch out for evil people.” (“Death Trap.” Gallico) 



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