First lines are the worst and I hate them.
First line: John woke up. That’s a bit boring. Maybe I should delete it? John smiled. No. Guns are exciting, maybe? People get shot in stories all the time, don’t they?
John picked up the gun. Delete. John shot the gun At...? Delete. John stole the gun. John ate the gun. John was the gun. Delete. Delete. Delete. John was... And is...? And will be... John. Just that. John. Done, that’s perfect!
What an incredible story! So where do you get your ideas from?
Why are you asking me? I’m not John.
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