Fiction

Bubba by Abi Silverthorne| FIRST PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

Let no one be found among you who sacrifices his son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery (Deuteronomy 18:9-14) Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name. (Luke 10:17) Leslie’s Bubba was many things. The first thing that he was, was her Father. This meant that they had… Continue reading Bubba by Abi Silverthorne| FIRST PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

Fiction

The Exception by John Fenner | SECOND PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

I enjoy watching people die.  I revel in the Moment as it approaches.  No longer synchronised, Mind and Body are ensnared in chaos.  I am fascinated as the realisation glimmers in a person’s eyes and panic engulfs him like millions of siafu ants swarming a helpless boar. Every person differs in how he grapples with… Continue reading The Exception by John Fenner | SECOND PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

Fiction

A Dying Moment by Gavin Gardiner | THIRD PLACE Short Story Competition 2020

TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide The moment froze as the woman from above hit the concrete in front of him. The wind continued to blast, making his eyes water and face contort in its command. This gale was the only thing untouched by fate’s freezing influence, with the woman before him stuck in her exact second of… Continue reading A Dying Moment by Gavin Gardiner | THIRD PLACE Short Story Competition 2020