Beginning: The First Line – http://blog.janicehardy.com/2009/03/its-start.html#more

Ask Daphne! About First Pages and Beginnings – http://ktliterary.com/2011/06/ask-daphne-about-first-pages/

Beginnings: Taking a Good Idea and Elevating It – http://blog.nathanbransford.com/2011/02/taking-good-idea-and-elevating-it

Beginning A Novel – Prologues http://sirragirl.blogspot.com.au/2011/06/where-to-start-novel.html

Beginnings and Prologues: A Case Study With Brandon Sanderson – http://fantasyblog.ciaraballintyne.com/2011/12/using-prologues-case-study-with-brandon.html

7 Ways to Create a Killer Opening Line For Your Novel http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/7-ways-to-create-a-killer-opening-line-for-your-novel

25 Things To Know About Beginning Your Novel http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/05/29/25-things-to-know-about-writing-the-first-chapter/

Components of a Good Opening Scene http://www.writing-world.com/fiction/opening.shtml