Her story, A Viking Funeral, by Mary Charles, is the essay contest winner of The Writer magazine’s competition.
Read the third-place winner of our 2021 Fall Short Story Contest.
Read the second-place winner of our 2021 Fall Short Story Contest.
Walter took his Batman cup to the kitchen because maybe there was still apple juice. Ignorant of spirits, he had inaccurately deduced what Bruce Wayne … Read More “2021 Fall Short Story Contest Winner: “The Refrigerator Test””
Read the grand-prize winner of our 100-Word Contest.
Aleece told me that Brownie had run away from home. My heart stopped cold when I recognized her shaggy body stuffed, still as a rod … Read More “Second-Place 100-Word Contest Winner: “Preserved””
Melody could sometimes hear the faint rhythmic clicks when standing in the kitchen. Otherwise the hundreds of dull-faced dolls that she had placed in … Read More “Third-Place 100-Word Contest Winner: “Surrounded””
Read the first-place winner of our 2021 Summer Flash Contest.
There is a grove behind my house in which things do not grow so much as crawl towards the nearest light. Even the plants cannot … Read More “Second-Place Summer Flash Contest Winner: “Ama””
Mama taught Baby May to make god’s eyes out of sticks and yarn to distract her from climbing. But it only gave her more reasons. … Read More “Third-Place Summer Flash Contest Winner: “Swashbucklers””