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
Crossing the Line by PJ Stephenson – Read it here
Echo Chamber by Susan Wigmore – 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!)