March 2020 Micro Fiction Comp Results

March 2020 Micro Fiction Comp Results

Once again, thank you to Gail Aldwin for providing this month’s prompt. Gail is a Dorset-based writer of fiction and poetry. Her short fiction collection Paisley Shirt was longlisted in the best short story category of the Saboteur Awards 2018 and her novel The String Games, about a child lost on a holiday in France, is available through her website,

Thank you to everyone who entered and/or voted. We had 154 votes and it was very close between several stories. The prize fund this month is £234.


First place winner: Reclamation by Kathryn Aldridge-Morris

Read Reclamation

Second place: Carousel by Joanne Withers

Read Carousel


April’s competition launches on Monday, 6th but if you can’t wait that long join us on Twitter (or Facebook) for a live flash comp on Thursday, 2nd April. It’s free to enter and very much focused on letting go and inspiring new ideas. We had a fantastic reponse with the last one, so hope you’ll join us for more fun!!

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