Thanks for another round of awesome comments! This community is such a wonderful combination of advice, empathy, and now-I-don't-feel-so-aloneness.
I've got a good link for you today: Jodi Meadows's Beginnings: Action and Change.
Read it! We often hear, "Start your story with some action!" when that's not exactly the right thing to do. Necessarily. Jodi says it all really well.
As for me, I'm looking forward to an afternoon of revising with Ben and Jerry's new flavor on the end of my spoon. HAVE YOU SEEN IT? Coffee and malt (MALT!) ice cream with a whiskey caramel swirl. There are no words for this.
Maybe I should just soften it and use a really fat straw.
Have an awesome weekend! See you during Monday's Secret Agent frenzy.