The 3rd Annual Victor Villaseñor First Sentence Contest


Announcing the Third Annual Victor Villaseñor First Sentence Contest sponsored by the literary website A Word with You Press.

“You can’t underestimate the importance of your first sentence,” says Victor. “Your first sentence is your introduction to your reader, and you only get one chance to make it right.”

For the third year, now, A Word with You Press is encouraging writers everywhere to enter this contest. Submit a single sentence, and follow it up by your first paragraph. Three finalists will win a signed copy of their book of choice from Victor’s published works, and the overall winner will receive a trophy and bragging rights.

Contest begins December 5th and ends December 31st.

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One comment on “The 3rd Annual Victor Villaseñor First Sentence Contest
  1. Rebecca Gray says:

    “She don’t know she’s beautiful,” the words from an old country western song best described Alejandra, and that’s because in those days only a teenage white guy that was really confident in his machismo would give a lonely girl from the barrio the same attention a beautiful blond girl would get.

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