November 2016 Flash Results

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Many thanks to all that entered the November 2016  monthly themed flash competition. The theme was success and as always there were some very interesting takes on it.

Winner: The Number 72 by Francesca Capaldi

A real lightness of touch and I immediately wanted to know how things would turn out for Glyn. Great to have a touch of romance in a flash too, as it barely ever happens! Liked how the ending left it open for the story to continue but that it still felt complete.
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Runner-up: Positive Outcome by Tracy Fells

Great premise and good tension running through it right from the opening paragraph. Feels like it’s the start of something bigger…

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For 2017, the flash competition is now quarterly and there are now bigger cash prizes for the top 3 stories.

Get all the info on themes and deadlines here. 

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