“The first lines of a story can be a powerful hook to capture the imagination. In comments, tempt us with the first five lines of any chapter.”
This week I’ll be giving up the first five lines of the first part of OLD DOG, OLD TRICK!
Lam Porter hated the idea that he might be going through something as bourgeois as a midlife crisis.
Usually, he loved to sit behind his mahogany desk and gaze at the etching of his name and title on the office door: “Lambert Porter, Jr. – Senior Partner.” Two simple words after his name meant to sum up a quarter century of backbreaking work, sacrifice, and constant struggle to stay out of the muck and mire into which the law tended to suck its practitioners. He liked to think he’d kept his integrity, that he helped others as he built a successful career, became influential, powerful, and rich by his own merit, on his own terms. A big “screw you” to a family and often a world that abhorred what and who he was.
No new info on the final release date, but I promise to let you know when there is!