Coffee Shop FIRST Sentence Challenge (Short Story)  October 7, 2015 - December 7, 2016

Reading and Deliberating


Out of these top 3 Sentences chosen by 100 people (on a chat room site):

"She/He was there, standing in the doorframe, scars and new cuts covered his body, he glared at me..."

"She/He gasped awake with the bright, green light shining on the traffic light and the sound to a horn..."

"She/He realized, everything around her was exactly how it happened in her dream, except, the boy wasn't there to...."

Pick one of these sentences to start off your short story, MUST BE EXACT (word by word of the sentence) and has to be more than 300 words, less than 2000 words.


Credit to Writers, reviews for the Honorable Mentions and Winners.


1st Place 1st Place
2nd Place 2nd Place
3rd Place 3rd Place
Honorable Mention Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention Honorable Mention



16 Contestants
19 Submissions
Created Oct 3, 2015

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  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Stories can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 3 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 10/7/2015 - 12/7/2016
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


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