October Monthly Micro Longlist

We had 84 entries so first prize is £126 and second prize is £84, with the people’s prize to be decided. 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! The shortlist will be published on Monday.

Longlisted Stories

  1. Bad Decisions Happen at Yellow Lights
  2. Crossing the Line
  3. Dog Whis·tle
  4. Don’t
  5. Echo Chamber
  6. Five to One
  7. Flag
  8. How to Ignore a Warning
  9. Message Unsent
  10. She Follows All Warnings Except One
  11. Siren Call
  12. Storm Sebastien
  13. Stung
  14. The Lost Art of Origami
  15. The Wingman’s Warning
  16. There Was an Angry Hornet on the Dashboard
  17. Warning: Do Not Approach 1989
  18. When a Magpie Pecks at Your Window
  19. Whispers of Windfalls
  20. You are the Duchess of Argyll

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