Sept 2019 Micro Fiction Results

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Sept 2019 Micro Fiction Results

We’ve had another great response to the latest stories and received just under 200 votes this month. The two winning stories were so close and swapped positions in the top spots repeatedly and were neck and neck a lot of the time. In the end, the first place story won by just 2 votes. So huge congratulations to both our winning authors and to all who were shortlisted.


Winner: Falling In. Falling Out by Dettra Rose

Read it here


Runner-Up: A Sweet Mistake by Denise Telford

Read it here



The next Monthly Micro comp opens on 7th October and from now on the prompts are coming from authors published with Retreat West Books. The October prompt will be from Sophie Jonas-Hill whose brilliant novel, Unprotected, is coming out with us in November 2019. We’ll be revealing the cover very soon!

For slightly longer flashes up to 500 words, the WATER-themed flash fiction competition closes on 29th September and there’s up to £400 in cash prizes available. Plus the annual RW Flash Fiction Prize closes in October and there’s cash prizes for all 10 shortlisted authors, with publication in the paperback and ebook anthology.

We look forward to reading your stories soon!

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 Amanda Saint

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Amanda is a novelist, short story writer and features journalist who started Retreat West in 2012.

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