Choose one of these opening lines from classic novels, and use it as the starting point for your own short story.
“There was no possibility of taking a walk that day.” Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (1847)
"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again." Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier (1938)
“I write this sitting in the kitchen sink.” I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith (1949)