October Monthly Micro Winners

Congratulations again to all of the shortlisted authors. Here are the winners!

First Prize Winner: The Lost Art of Origami by Angela Watt

Why we chose it: This is a beautifully told story with a strong sense of character

Second Prize Winner: Whispers of Windfalls by Rachel Canwell

Why we chose it: This micro makes good use of the central image and has an intriguing narrative

People’s Prize Winner: Warning: Do Not Approach 1989 by Sarah Barnett

Shortlisted Stories

Crossing the Line by PJ Stephenson – Read it here

Echo Chamber by Susan Wigmore – Read it here

How to Ignore a Warning by Stephanie Percival – Read it here

Siren Call by Katie Maxim – Read it here

There Was An Angry Hornet On The Dashboard by Dreena Collins – Read it here

When A Magpie Pecks At Your Window by Joyce Bingham – Read it here

You Are The Duchess of Argyll by Frances Gapper – Read it here

Angela and Rachel win the cash prizes, and Sarah wins the recordings from the last Flash Fest

Well done to everyone!

We’ll be back with the final Monthly Micro prompt of 2022 on 7th November (we take December off for Christmas!)