Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The Winners of the First Sentence Flash Contest Announced

Finally, the day has arrived to announce the winners of THE FIRST SENTENCE FLASH CONTEST.

I’d like to thank Roxanne Werner, editor at Stories for Children, for donating her time and expertise and all of you who entered to make this a wildly successful contest.

The first place winner is:

Rogan had never eaten a knight before, but there was a first time for everything. 

Morning Scribbler - PB will receive a full picture book critique from Ms. Werner.

Second place:

 MG fantasy--By the time the final words at the King’s funeral were spoken, I felt nauseated by incense and overwhelmed by the urge to become a trespasser. 

CongratulationsJess will receive a critique of her first page. 

If the winners will please send me their email addresses I will forward them to Ms. Werner so you may claim your prize. You may contact me through my website. The link is in the upper right hand corner of my blog.

All of you may contact Miss Werner at her website for her professional opinion and critique services at:

Check back for monthly contests and writing tips at The Storyteller’s Scroll.

Happy Writing!!


  1. This was a great opportunity. Thanks!

  2. I liked that one best. Hope we get a chance to read more about Rogan and his meal. I wonder if he is a dragon.

  3. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to Roxanne for taking the time to do this, and of course, to you, for hosting.

  4. You are very welcome. It was my pleasure. We writers need to support each other's efforts. :)

  5. Thank you, Gayle, for running the competition and to Roxanne for judging it and providing feedback. I enjoyed reading everyone's entries.

  6. Wow, thank you so much for hosting this! And thanks to Roxanne Werner as well :)


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