2015 marks the 17th year of The First Line. This online publication gives writers an opportunity to see one of their stories in print using the format of the same first line.
Here are the new first lines for 2015.
Spring 2015: Fairy tales hardly ever come true for quiet girls. (Submissions due February 1, 2015.)
Summer 2015: Laura liked to think she was honest with herself; it was everyone else she lied to. (Submissions due May 1, 2015.)
Fall 2015: The old neighborhood was nearly unrecognizable. (Submissions due August 1, 2015.)
Winter 2015: George pressed the call button and said, “Mrs. Whitfield, you have a visitor.”(Submissions due November 1, 2015.)
The First Line is available on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B006XGLLSU