Thank you to everyone who entered this month’s Micro Fiction Competition — and massive congratulations to our two winners! First place takes home £157, and second place wins £104. Both winning stories will be published in the Flash Fiction section of our website, too.
Winner: Lest We Perish, by Kathryn Alridge-Morris
Kathryn Aldridge-Morris is a freelance writer in the field of educational publishing. Her creative writing appears in the Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2020, the Bath Flash Fiction anthology (TBP 2020), Retreat West, Paris Lit Up, and the anthology ‘From Syria with Love’ (Indie Books).
Second place: Flesh and Blood, by Lyndsay Croal
Lyndsey is a Scottish writer living in Edinburgh. She received a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award for 2020 and is working on her debut SFF novel. She enjoys writing speculative short fiction, and has been published in a number of magazines and anthologies. Find her on Twitter as @writerlynds or via her website www.lyndseycroal.co.uk.
Head over to our Flash Fiction section to read their pieces.
The next themed flash deadline is 9th August; you can find all the info on this year’s comps and judges here.