First Line Friday: “The breeze carried the dandelions away.”

In our quest to encourage creativity, we post a writing prompt every other Friday. Write a story with the prompt as the first line. Share your story below or on social media using the tag #FirstLineFriday. We can’t wait to see your stories!

“The breeze carried the dandelions away.”

The breeze carried the dandelions away. Each carried a hundred wishes and the feveraant hopes that one would make it. The chances were small, but wish magic was so powerful that it was worth it. And her wish wasn’t as grand as others, surely it must come true? All she wanted was a friend. She held her breath as the dandelions moved, and gone, gone, gone they flew.

Jillian Murphy

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About Jillian Murphy

Jillian Murphy served as the Assistant Managing Editor of the UNG Press from 2017 to 2021. She is a writer and editor who specializes in kid lit, copyediting, and lame puns. Murphy is a UNG alumna, class of 2016.

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