#BookishBloggersUnite is a weekly hashtag that a group of bookish friends participate in to talk about books. Find more blogs about this week’s topic here. Below are three of my favourite opening lines of some of my favourite books.
Writings to Stem Your Existential Dread is now available! This collection of flash fiction features two of my stories, as well as many other great tales to make sure all your dread is properly stemmed.
Winner of the 2010 Marion Drysdale Award, Grade 9/10 Prose Fiction Summary: On the day humanity leaves the planet Earth, a girl remembers how she and her friends fought to save the planet’s last surviving tree.
Written for NYC Midnight‘s Short Story Challenge 2017, round 3 Prompt: Open / sunset / an undertaker Summary: In a cemetery full of trees, rather than headstones, the mysterious caretaker seeks to learn about the human experience.
Written for NYC Midnight‘s Flash Fiction Challenge 2016, round 1. Prompt: Fantasy / a garbage dump / a pack of cigarettes Summary: A young woman goes into enemy territory, seeking a way to restore her people’s magic.