Written by Emily Harstone July 21st, 2014

Contest: The Best Character Introduction

Congratulations to the winners of this week’s writing contest! They are listed below.

But first, a bit about our contest series.

Every week we are going to have a contest on our Facebook Page. The contests will change from week to week, but the winners will always be published in the magazine. The contest winner and the runners up are chosen by a voting system, and then the editors of Authors Publish will select several additional entries from the rest to be the Editor’s Choice winners.

Below are all the winners of this week’s contest. They entered by writing one sentence that introduced and established a character.

The next contest starts at 9 am PST on Saturday. The topic of that competition will be life changing books.










“Engulfed in the darkness of his reverie, a chain of wild, appalling thoughts danced through the Jinn’s mind as his wild eyes darted, pursued, contemplated and calculated the castle’s surroundings.”


Runner Up:









“It was different how she used to smile, I could see the expression floating through the ocean of her eyes, gradually sinking onto her lips making my heart skip a beat in a while.”


Editor’s Choice:









“Brogan was the most handsome boy in his class with his hazel eyes, dark wavy hair and attention span of a rubber band.”










“He owned a face that only a cartoonist could love; round head, flabby jowls and eyes pushed too close together.”










“A woman walked in, she had a limp and her skin was more wrinkled than the elephants we had just seen at the circus, but I knew right away that she was my mother.”


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