February 2021 Monthly Micro Longlist

Many thanks to everyone that submitted to this month’s micro fiction competition. We received 141 entries so the cash prize for first place is £211 and for second place £141.

Congratulations to the writers of the following 35 stories (all reading is still anonymous so know telling anyone which is yours – but you already know that!).

Longlisted stories

  • A Haunting
  • A Message To My Son
  • An Ending
  • Anniversary
  • Aunty Bea’s Remedy
  • Bags and Bitches
  • Company Annual Conference 2019 – Thinking Together
  • Details About A Purse That Occupy The Mind As We Wait For A Prognosis
  • Disjointed Statements From The Wife Of The Deceased
  • Embrace
  • Emerita Walk Away
  • Empty Vessel
  • Force Of Nature
  • Homewreckers
  • In The Gaunt Shadow’s Of The Devil’s Knuckles
  • In The Offing
  • Marsha Wave Vanishes?
  • Misgivings About Balancing Equations
  • Natural Erosion
  • Palomino
  • Permanence
  • Reincarnation
  • Riding A Pink Flamingo
  • Rogue Wave
  • Slosh
  • Taking Advantage
  • The Beachcomber
  • The Colours Of Love
  • The Last Stand
  • The Life And Loves Of A Beachcomber
  • The Truth About Lobsters
  • Tilda
  • Unburdening
  • Wave Goodbye
  • When The Answer Is The Gift

The shortlist will be online on Monday for voting for the People’s Prize, which will be revealed along with the winners. The winners of the cash prizes will be chosen by our panel of judges: Amanda Saint, Amy Barnes, Emma Finlayson-Palmer and Joanna Campbell.