This is my explanation to you, if you came to my site looking for more information on my books or links for where to buy them.
One of the most important elements a book needs to have in order to hook readers is a great opening. But you never want it to come at the expense of the reader.
It's Christmas here in Pittsburgh, and the snow kept pelting down and the wind kept howling through the night to give us a lovely white Christmas. I couldn't be happier. The wind got me thinking about a Christmas morning when I was little.