May Micro Longlist

Thanks so much to all who entered your “catch” inspired stories. We had 119 entries so first prize is £178 and second prize is £119, 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. … le fragrant délit …
  2. Affair
  3. Always Playing Catch Up
  4. Anti-gravity
  5. Catch
  6. Catch of the Day
  7. Catch the Drips
  8. Dreamcatcher
  9. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lipstick But Were Too Afraid to Ask
  10. How to Catch and Keep a Kiss
  11. In the Red House
  12. Feet, Part of Iron. Part of Clay
  13. Fielding
  14. Rainbow
  15. Singing the Song of the Sea
  16. Summer at Ted and Nancy’s Beach House
  17. Survival
  18. Talons
  19. The Lock Box
  20. The Perfect Catch
  21. The Secret to a Maze is to Keep Turning Left
  22. The Summer When the Heat Gets Too Much
  23. They Sang “Oh, I’ve Got a Feeling’ Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”
  24. Timing is Everything
  25. You Couldn’t Catch a Cold

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