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Sam’s Spot – published

St John the Evangelist Church,  Yealand Conyers, Carnforth, Lancashire.

My short story ‘Sam’s Spot’, a runner up in the Didcot Writers April competition (500 words on the theme ‘all about me’) has been published on Didcotwriters.wordpress.com website.  Click on this link to read it for free: Sam’s Spot.

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Winners for April – All about me

Our Reader has now finished reading all the entries and has selected one winner and five other choices, as follows:

Winner:
Able Seaman ‘Herbie’ , All about me, by Ian Hembrow

Choices (in alphabetical order):
And She Lives Happily Ever After, by Jody Kish
Finding the Light in the Dark, by Jan Brown
Sam’s Spot, by David Lewis Pogson
Spring, by Isabelle Dupuy
The Wild One, by Charles Osborne

Congratulations to all! Make sure you ‘Follow’ the site at didcotwriters.wordpress.com to receive the winning pieces into your inbox as they are published.

May’s competition theme is ‘springtime’, I look forward to seeing your entries.

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Sam’s Spot

St John the Evangelist Church,  Yealand Conyers, Carnforth, Lancashire.

My short story ‘Sam’s Spot’ is a runner up in the Didcot Writers April competition (500 words on the theme ‘all about me’).  It will be published on didcotwriters.wordpress.com website soon when I will provide a link to read it for free.

The Zombie Equal Rights Order (ZERO) – published

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Image courtesy of Pixabay free licence

I’m pleased to say that my flash fiction short story ‘The Zombie Equal Rights Order (ZERO)’ has been published by Sirens Call Publications in its freely downloadable eZine ‘The Sirens Call’ Issue 44 just released.  Read it for free by downloading the eZine at Sirens Call Publications.  It’s on page 37.

Testbed

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

I’ve finally got around to adding further short stories that have either not been published previously in other media or were published but as unsuccessful competition entries.  That doesn’t make them bad stories necessarily (or good for that matter), just ones not chosen by that particular judge on that day.  If you want to read any of them please click on this Testbed link.

When Paths Cross

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March just gets better and better. Following publication of ‘A Father’s Advice’ by Spelk, then winning the Community Pick with ‘The Music Lover’ on Microcosmsfic I now have ‘When Paths Cross’ winning the Judge’s Pick of the Microcosms Flash Fiction competition – Microcosms 164 – on 8/03/2019.  The rules required a story in no more than 300 words in response to the following prompts.

Character – Computer Technician/ Location – Office/ Genre – Crime

The story had to be written and submitted within a one day deadline. ‘When Paths Cross’ was the Judge’s choice as the winner. Read it for free at ‘When Paths Cross’  or Microcosms 164

The Music Lover

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Image by tommumf on Pixabay

 

My short story ‘The Music Lover’ was the ‘Community Pick’ winner of the Microcosms Flash Fiction competition –Microcosms 163 – this week.  The rules required a story in no more than 300 words in response to the following prompts.

Character – Hit Man/ Location – Rock Concert/ Genre – Crime

The story had to be written and submitted within a one day deadline.  The Community Pick is a combination of international public and writing community votes. Read it for free at ‘The Music Lover’.