2015 First Lines:

Fairy tales hardly ever come true for quiet girls.
Due date: February 1, 2015

Laura liked to think she was honest with herself; it was everyone else she lied to.
Due date: May 1, 2015

The old neighborhood was nearly unrecognizable.
Due date: August 1, 2015

George pressed the call button and said, "Mrs. Whitfield, you have a visitor."
Due date: November 1, 2015

Remember, all stories must start with the appropriate first line, and you cannot change it in any way unless otherwise indicated.

What's New At The First Line:

Nov 1

NEW LINES: We're off reading the winter issue submissions, but you can start on next year's stories now.


TFL on Tape: David reads Tom Green's story, "Secret Identity." Give a listen here: TFLonTape.

We're back from Hillsboro and have we got stories for you...The fall issue is still available for your reading pleasure.

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PDF: $2.00


New literary adventure:
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The Revolution will be Digitized (sort of): You can purchase TFL subscriptions for your Kindle. Check out the Kindle Magazine Store for more information.

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