7 Responses to “Samhain Publishing’s Best First Line contest!”

  1. kate r June 3, 2007 at 11:19 AM #

    I absolutely love that contest even more than the 55 word story things I used to run. I can’t enter but that doesn’t stop me from thinking about what I WOULD enter if I could. That’s the best kind of contest out there, inspiring readers as well as entrants.

    I’m going around to the blogs of unpubbed writers and telling them to get their butt over there.

    Hey, AngieW, speaking of contests:::

    IIIIIIIII think you should run a blog contest with your little smilie picture dudes. You read those when you’re a kid?
    Julie, the overweight :bdance: was told by her :whip: boss to :soccer: more and lose some of the heft.

    :arsed: said Julie and :wiggle: at the :devil:-spawn son of a :doglick: (minus yellow guy)

    Well? Give me credit for this fabu contest, and I’ll contribute a copy of Taming Him to the prize money. I just got some copies in the mail.

  2. kate r June 3, 2007 at 11:20 AM #

    Oops, not “prize money.” Just prize. I have money on the brain.

  3. Angie June 4, 2007 at 8:45 AM #

    Rhonda, the contest is being held on the Samhain blog. I’ll just delete your post here and you can go enter over there!

  4. kate r June 4, 2007 at 9:03 AM #

    yeah, but what about my picture-story contest, Angie? I can’t do it at my blog. Can I rent space at yours?

    If you keep ignoring me, maybe I’ll go bug Shannon. OR has it been done already and I missed it?


  5. Angie June 4, 2007 at 9:11 AM #

    I wasn’t ignoring you, I was out of town and I’m still catching up. I’ll have to see what I can do with the picture-story contest. Just for you 😉

  6. kate r June 4, 2007 at 9:16 AM #

    Oh right! I forgot. You were watching trucks and cars and things that go. (Did you get that Richard Scarry book or do only boys glom onto that horror?)

  7. Rhonda Stapleton June 4, 2007 at 11:02 AM #

    ROFL–yeah, I figured that out. DUH! Okay, I reposted it over that…thanks! I guess I should give myself a little bit of time to wake up in the morning, eh? 😀

    Please, delete it from here. DUH ME! 😀

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