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The Results are In: First Lines Contest!

First impressions are everything!
Thank you to everyone who submitted and to everyone who voted in our inaugural first lines contest.
Without further ado, here are the winners!

!st Place: JULIE MURPHY from her WIP Homesick for Goodbye
We’re all strangers who know everything about one another.

2nd Place: MEREDITH
Five minutes ago my name was Amanda.

Lizzie looked down at her hands and realized they were missing.

Thank you again!
Winners: YA Highway staff will be emailing you regarding ARC selection and shipping!

Stephanie Kuehn

Stephanie is the William C. Morris award-winning author of Charm & Strange, Complicit, Delicate Monsters, and The Smaller Evil.

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  1. Yay, Julie!!!!! Congrats! I love your first line!!!!


  2. Congrats! Those were some amazing first lines!

  3. Would love links to the authors blogs -- if they have them. Authors? Dying to know more about you and your WIPs!

  4. woohoo! This was so much fun! Can we play again? :) @lostnthestacks thanks a bunch! @Jessica my blog is poorly maintained but you can find me at twitter @andimjulie :)

  5. Congrats, Julie! Your first line is amazing. I voted for yours over mine. ;)

    My author site is although I don't have anything up there about this particular WIP yet.


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