Monthly micro fiction competition: September longlist

Thank you to all our entrants — the standard was as high as ever this month, and it was a pleasure to read all the entries. Congratulations to everyone whose story made it to the longlist below:

  1. A Barbed Wire Tattoo
  2. As We Forgive Them That Trespass Against Us
  3. Border Crossing
  4. Douglas Successfully Does Something That Isn’t Boring
  5. Goldie
  6. Granny Smith
  7. Hidden Messages
  8. I am…
  9. I am the Astronaut
  10. It’s Safe in the Moon
  11. Last Week I was Bitten by a Mosquito
  12. No Trespassing
  13. No Trespassing App: Installation Successful
  14. On Hallowed Ground
  15. Perotine Massey, Guernsey Martyr, 1556
  16. Pray for Silence
  17. Run to Earth
  18. Scarce as Hen’s Teeth
  19. Sometime, the Best Things Feel Like Death
  20. Sunday Dinner
  21. Texas Holdem
  22. The Sign
  23. Trespass to the Person
  24. Two Ghosts in a Landscape
  25. When Mum Holds Hands with the Trespasser

We’ll share the shortlist on Monday 21st September… Watch this space!