Themed Flash Winners Dec 2016

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Many thanks to everyone that entered the last themed flash competition of 2016; and also for your patience in waiting for the results, which after a lot of tooing and froing over which one should have the top spot and which one the runner-up, are:

Winner: Ticking by Gwenda Major

A whole new world very deftly created in so few words. We liked how the reader realised the truth long before the character did and how she would react when it dawned on her kept you reading with baited breath until the end.
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Runner-Up: Lunacy by Tracy Fells

A great take on the theme, which had a real sense of exuberance running through it despite what appeared to be a story heading for a sad ending.

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Many congratulations, Gwenda and Tracy – great to see you both here on the winners’ podium again.

Don’t forget the themed flash competition has changed to quarterly for 2017 and the cash prizes, as well as the number of them, have increased. You can get details on the deadlines, themes and prizes here. But hurry up if you want to enter the first one as the deadline is in just 6 days!

For even bigger cash prizes and publication in the paperback and ebook anthology, the annual RW Flash Fiction Prize is being judged by Tania Hershman for 2017. Get all the info here.

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