Shortlist: CIRCUS themed flash

Many thanks to all the writers who sent us stories for this great theme. We’re delighted to reveal our shortlist! Congrats to all whose stories appear here and commiserations if your story didn’t advance from the longlist this time around – it’s always a tough decision to make!

Our judge, Sherry Morris, will now make the final decision. As always no telling which story title is yours if it appears below!

Shortlisted Stories

  • An invitation arrives addressed to the woman in the ‘See Her Change From Beauty to Beast’ booth
  • Cirque de la Vie
  • Helen Joined the Circus
  • Inside the Magical World of Claudia Dawson
  • Like a Kid in a Candy Store
  • Python Parlari
  • Russian Dolls
  • The Carousel
  • Tightwire
  • We all fall down, and get up again?

Best of luck everyone! Winners coming in early June.

There next themed flash comp closes 27th June and the theme is: THE UNCANNY. Get all the info and enter here.