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2019 First Lines Contest

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My Heart and You
Aileen FriedmanAileen Friedman Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Romance
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Anel Fierro, using the edge of the starched white sheet wiped another tear from her soft paled cheek. The constant sound of the machines that kept her alive forever bleeped in her ears; the constant reminder that she was not a normal healthy woman. “I’m so sorry, I wanted to be here for you and be the better person, but I can’t. "

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Alexa WhitewolfAlexa Whitewolf Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Young Adult
Author:
A kiss would wake her up. He’d tried to contain his bladder knowing how much his mistress liked to sleep in. But after that last nap where he’d dreamt of swimming, he really needed to go.

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Alexa WhitewolfAlexa Whitewolf Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
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Sébastien was dreaming, lost in the fogginess of a beautiful forest, when it all erupted in flames. Smoke filled his nostrils, choking him and blurring his vision. In the distance, he saw Vivienne but could not reach her, his feet rooted to the ground as she ran further and further away.

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Alexa WhitewolfAlexa Whitewolf Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Romance
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The villa rose amid a colourful field of tulips and grapes. Three stories high, with a faded beige exterior and windows from the Renaissance Age, it painted a pretty picture. Vines covered the cracked walls, enhancing the structure’s ancient feel.

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Alexa WhitewolfAlexa Whitewolf Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
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Nothing’s ever smooth in this pack. After the fight with the Reapers and Dom winning over his vrykolakas, we have to make sure humans don’t find dead carcasses of things they can’t explain. So we spend the major part of the day cleaning.

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Alexa WhitewolfAlexa Whitewolf Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Occult & Supernatural
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My feet crunch in the snow, and for the tenth time this morning I thank my lucky stars I invested in my fuzzy warm boots. It may have been money I didn’t have, but with the way the winter is acting up, it will only get worse.

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Deb HockenberryDeb Hockenberry Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Children's Books
Author:
One day in Hungle Bungle Jungle, four friends played on Elephant's swing set. Giraffe walked over to the slippery sliding board and stood behind Elephant. "Let's have a birthday party for Chimpanzee," Giraffe said.

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Grace  AugustineGrace Augustine Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Romance
Author:
“I’m pregnant, you oaf!” Natalie Endicott exclaimed, whacking Tucker’s arm hard enough to leave a bruise. Natalie Alexa Bronwyn Endicott was less than amused. The last thing she wanted, or needed, was a baby.

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Diana Stout--Screenwriter Author Blogger IntuitiveDiana Stout--Screenwriter Author Blogger Intuitive Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Fantasy
Author:
All journeys begin with a single step. I could say my journey began when I was made dead, a no-name ghost in the woods. Or when I first met the dragon when I was too young to be afraid.

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Sherry EllisSherry Ellis Updated May 13, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Children's Books
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We were going to die. The ground rushed by as we fell to the center of the Earth. And it was all because of a shovel.

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Tori Lane Wilson Tori Lane Wilson November 29, 2018 0
Category: Fiction / Romance
Author:
It all started with a single rose. As I stood there, staring at the red rose placed just outside of the doorway on my carport, a thousand thoughts ran through my mind. How did a rose end up on my porch in the middle of December?

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Paul WhitePaul White Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction /
  • Action & Adventure
  • Science Fiction
  • War & Military

Author:
There was a strange humming in my head as I prized my eyes open. I could see flaking plaster dangling from the ceiling between the industrial fluorescent lighting. Pushing myself into a sitting position every joint seemed to creak and groan.

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Paul WhitePaul White November 28, 2018 0
Category: Fiction /
  • Ghost
  • Occult & Supernatural

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I had been relaxing, almost dozing-off as I listened to the mellow melody of the Eagles ‘Hotel California’ when the Sat-Nav burst into life, "Turn right in two hundred yards". I am glad I was not driving because I jumped in shock as the woman’s metallic voice blasted out unexpectedly. I would have crashed the car had I been behind the wheel.

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Paul WhitePaul White Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction /
  • Horror
  • Humorous

Author:
“All right, Miriam that’s quite enough” shouted Peter, “Pour me a coffee please or I’ll be late for the office.” Miriam was bitterly disappointed Peter was not promoted last month. This is the third promotion he was in the running for this year and each time Peter was not successful in gaining the position.

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Paul WhitePaul White November 28, 2018 0
Category: Fiction / Psychological
Author:
Through the dirt-encrusted glass of the window, I look down on people passing below my vantage point. Years of neglect have seen the small panes of glass, which make the whole of the window, become dulled by black and green mould, dust, soot and unidentifiable debris combine, the glass now opaque. All except one small pane, the one I look through.

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Tom MinderTom Minder Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Mystery & Detective
Author:
LaVonne Wilson pulled the log book from her satchel and smiled at the Hello Kitty sticker waving back. She entered her position: third level parking, inner lane, facing the elevator atrium. She checked Mickey and made her entry: Time: 10:45 p.m. Status: All Quiet.

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Uri NorwichUri Norwich Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Thrillers
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A half of our society is in a state of mental disorder. One has to determine which half to belong to. - “How much time do I have left to live?” asked the man. - “You are the property of Mother Russia! We’ll tell you when to die.” His handler replied.

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Kate HillKate Hill Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction /
  • Erotica
  • Occult & Supernatural
  • Romance

Author:
Haylen's nightmares were intense--even for a demon. He heard howls and gunfire. He smelled magic and blood.

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Clarissa  Johal Clarissa Johal Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Ghost
Author:
“What possessed you to leave her side?” The dark-haired man paced the cliffs that overlooked the ocean. Buffeted by the wind, his overcoat flapped behind him like dark wings.

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Clarissa  Johal Clarissa Johal Updated May 12, 2019 0
Category: Fiction / Ghost
Author:
She clutched the knife tighter in her hand and lunged. The man's religious pamphlets scattered across the ground. The man ran away.

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