Thank you to everyone for entering this month’s Micro Fiction competition. As always, we were spoiled for choice when it came to picking winners. But after much deliberation, we’ve chosen the two stories below. Huge congratulations, Denny and Laura!
First place: When Mum Holds Hands with the Trespasser by Denny Jace
Author bio: Denny Jace has been writing since June 2019. She writes flash fiction and short stories, and is building up to her first novel. She lives in Shropshire with her husband and two (grown up) children. Most of her days are spent reading her stories to Maude and Stanley, her two faithful dogs. Her stories have been highly commended, Winner of Retreat West Micro Flash Fiction 2020, runner up in Lightbox Originals and published in Ellipsis Zine, Capsule Stories and Cabinet of Heed.
Second place: A Barbed Wire Tattoo by Laura Faulkner
Author bio: Laura Faulkner is an aspiring novelist working on her first novel. Currently on maternity leave from her job in marketing, she does most of her writing with her baby asleep on her chest.
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