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Best First Sentence Contest: Winner Announced

It was another exceptional contest. Read the best entries and find out who won.

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Best First Sentence Winner

It was another difficult decision over which I heartached for one week. Here, in no particular order, were the finalists: She sat down exhausted. — Shannon Murray After a lifetime of incubation, she now carried the fatal disease. — Scott She stepped into darkness, and the sickening crunch of dried bones made her cringe. —…

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One Hundred Dollars for the Best First Sentence

Journal Pulp is offering a $100.00 cash prize for the following: Best first sentence for a novel about a monomaniacal archeologist who discovers for certain the actual resting place of the Ark of the Covenant, and who resolves that, despite its being so heavily guarded, she will open the golden lid of the Ark —…

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Best First Sentence Contest

The Journal Pulp is offering a $100.00 cash prize for the following: Best first sentence for a novel about a lovely librarian who secretly burns the books she loves because she wants no one else to read them. You got the stuff? Submit your work here: http://journalpulp.com/2013/03/21/best-first-sentence-2/

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