March 22 Monthly Micro Longlist

The number of entries grew this month! We had 122 entries so first prize is £183 and second prize is £122, with the people’s prize to be decided. The shortlist will be published on Monday

Thanks so much to everyone who sent us their words. We enjoyed reading them all. Well done to our longlist below. No telling which is yours though!

Longlisted Stories

  1. A Daughter Helps her Father Think Outside the Box
  2. A Homemade Gift for Dear, Damn Sister
  3. An Introduction to Some Common British Lichens
  4. Before the Change
  5. Blood Ties
  6. Dandelion Puff
  7. How a Kid Can Think It’s the Medicine That Helps, When Really, It’s the Love
  8. How Love Grows
  9. I Have Always Mistrusted the Beauty of Cats
  10. Ice Age
  11. If I’m Lucky Enough to Grow Old
  12. Kherson, Ukraine 24th February 2022
  13. My Sister
  14. Next Door to Grandad
  15. Seeds
  16. So Sorry About Neil’s Footprints
  17. The Best Day of Her Life
  18. The Fable of a Late Spring
  19. The Last Daughter
  20. The Pick
  21. The Raven Haired Girl
  22. This is Where I Learned of Love
  23. Toxic Shoots
  24. When the Season of New Life Comes Round Again

Good luck everyone! We’ll have the shortlist on Monday.