The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct


  • Saturday, 28th Oct
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm IST
  • NCPA, Sea View Room

Learn the art of penning compelling opening sentences in non-fiction and fiction, with Sam Miller

Workshop Profile

  • The importance of opening lines
  • What works. What doesn’t
  • Sounding good, reading well. Lines that matter
  • What’s your line?


Note from the Facilitator

  • Look at some books: Fiction and non-Fiction – and come to the workshop with an example of some opening lines that you think works really well. Come with some opening lines for something you are working on, or would like to work on.


To register: Click here


Workshop Partner: Blank Slate Knowledge Foundation


Sam Miller

Sam Miller covered India for the BBC and has written books on the country. His latest book is Migrants: The Story Of Us All, an alternative history.

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