Chris, thank you! I have learned the hard way, because just when you think you have a great first page and publish the book, then after reflections upon it, you realize it could have been so much better.
on Live Write Thrive:
Most authors know that the first pages of a novel are the most crucial and carry the weightiest burden in their entire book. The opening scene must convey so many things that often the author will have to rewrite it numerous times to get it right.
But the first page is especially crucial to get right.