for placing my character study among the winners of in the June issue.
They are all short (1-2 sentences). Mine goes like this:
She rubbed the snot and tears from her face and bent to pick up her backpack, and when she lifted her head her eyes revealed a flash of fury that no one saw coming.
Go here (page 10) to read the other nine winning entries, among them a terrific portrait by Martha Williams, who also shared the space with me in Words with JAM‘s Comp Corner in the March opening lines competition.