“You’re the exception to my rule,” she said.

He leaned in close, close enough to see that she had a small spattering of freckles disguised under her makeup. “What’s the rule?”


Dialogue story starters leave an abundance of room for the imagination. This couple could be standing in line at the supermarket or fighting vampires. It could be sweetly romantic, or hot and intense. Have fun with it.

What is the rule?

Why is he the exception and what happens next?

Where are they? Who is he? Who is she?