#Contest: Winners

Hello faithful readers, writers and authors! This beautiful August day brings you an overdue post about some very talented people. We started a contest many moons ago, and we honestly don’t know exactly when it happened. It was a first line contest on Twitter (@SOOPROCKS) and we had many wonderful entries. Despite the time lapse, we have finally identified the winners and distributed prizes.

The competition was stiff and the prizes were exciting.

1st place – Choice of three books and -Premium Marketing Package subscription for 3 months ($500 Value)

2nd place – Choice of two books and a Platinum Marketing Package subscription for 3 months ($330 Value)

3rd place – Choice of one book and a Gold Marketing Package subscription for 3 months ($145 Value)

4th place – Choice of one book and a Silver Marketing Package subscription for 3 months ($75 Value)

Honorable Mention – A Silver Marketing Package subscription for 3 months.

Four winners (with a 4th place tie) and one honorable mention were chosen out of 51 spectacular entries.


Let’s begin with our honorable mention.

Melly Neely

Molly Neely lives in the San Joaquin valley in California with her husband and whippet, Devo.

@SOOPROCKS @SOOPROCKS Waking up naked in a New York alley, chained to a dumpster was unnerving, especially since its happened to me before. – @mollyneely

 

 

 

 

 

 

The winners and their first lines were….

4th place

@SOOPROCKS A gentle veil of rain shimmered in early morning half-light. His eyes were fixed somewhere in the horizon…. – @henribrandt

Henri Brandt lives in Kouvola, Finland and is the author of The Land of Strange Gods Novels

 

Jessica Gollub.

Jessica Gollub lives in Winnipeg, Canada and is the author of The Mark of the Hummingbird, The Song of the Sisters, and The Rise of the Forgotten.

 Henri Brandt

@SOOPROCKS working on one now and the first line is “I should have died when I had the chance.” – @GollubJessica

 

 

3rd Place

Byron Suggs lives in Colorado and is the author of Cold Currents.

Byron Suggs lives in Colorado and is the author of Cold Currents.

@SOOPROCKS First line of book, “I was twelve years old the day they found Jenny Franklin’s head buoyed in a collection of debris along the banks of the Neuse River.” – @ByronSuggs

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Place

Buffy Brinkley

Buffy Brinkley is a writer, poet, and blogger. She authored “Chimeras,” “There Are No Monsters Here,” “Poetry:Unbound”.

The first thing that Candi noticed about the house in which she was to live was the pair of gargoyles at the gate. – @BrinkleyBuffy

 

 

 

 

 

 

And Last but Not Least…. 1st Place!

@SOOPROCKS All his life he wanted a woman like Mandy Moore but there weren’t many girls who wanted a man like Danny Devito #1stlineofmybook –  @dcrazynigerian

Tonwa Anthony

Tonwa Anthony lives in Nigeria and is the author of The Crazy Nigerian.

 

Congratulations to our wonderful contestants!

If you’re disappointed about missing the contest or that you didn’t win, stay tuned for our next contest coming very, very soon.

Cheers!

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