Alison Pick’s opening line to Strangers with the Same Dream sets the stage for a journey into the magic of storytelling. Borrowing Alison’s opening for your own story, we invite you to submit your writing to the OBOA 2018 writing contest.
Your first line is: This story begins with a lie.
Winners to be announced at APL’s Ontario Public Library Week Open House on Monday October 15, and via email or phone.
Rules, terms & conditions:
- The contest is open to individuals ages 16+.
- Submissions can be in any genre, but must be original and unpublished in any form.
- Maximum length 10 pages, double-spaced.
- Handwritten submissions will not be accepted.
- Manuscripts will not be returned, but the author retains all rights to his/her work.
- Winning authors must be willing to have their stories published in the online edition of the
- Library’s quarterly magazine, Borealis, along with their photograph and a short bio.
- APL Employees/ Board members / Judges and their immediate families are ineligible to win.
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