Creative

Short Story Competition

Following the success of the 2020/2021 flash fiction event the 2021/2022 creative writing competition will take on a different format. It will be for a story, on any theme, no longer than 2,500 words. The event will be open to entries from Wednesday 15th September with the results published in March 2022. Further details can be found here.

Flash Fiction 2020/2021 Results

The 2020/21 Flash Fiction competition has finished.  Out of a total entry of 72 the competition Judge, Sharon Bolton, selected the gold, silver and bronze medallists from a short list of six.  The medallists are

(Click the links to access the medallist’s stories.)

Gold: Margaret Chan of Croydon – All that is Gold does not Glitter

Silver: Helen Gordon of Shropshire – The Tabletop

Bronze: Lee Dawkins of Devon – As Quiet as a Little Mouse

The short list entries were

  • Five Rings – 13
  • All that is Gold does not Glitter – 34
  • The Tabletop – 48
  • Tissue – 56
  • As Quiet as a Little Mouse – 63
  • Gold Shoes, Wrong Feet – 70

The six entries have been sent to the competition judge – Sharon Bolton – and the medalists will be announced at the end of March

The long list entries were

  • A Race Worth Winning – story number 04
  • Five Rings – 13
  • Winning – 15
  • All that is Gold does not Glitter – 34
  • Worth – 36
  • Winning – 38
  • Five Gold Rings – 41
  • Gold is Only a Colour: Colour is Only a State of Mind – 42
  • The Tabletop – 48
  • Golden Girl – 52
  • Whistles and Clicks – 55
  • Tissue – 56
  • The Portrait of Aphra Luscombe- 60
  • As Quiet as a Little Mouse – 63
  • Gold Shoes, Wrong Feet – 70

 

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