The Final Quarterly Flash Longlist

We had 130 entries for our final quarterly flash competition, which closed on 30th December. Many thanks to everyone who sent us a story. Congrats to the writers of the following stories that have made the longlist. No telling which is yours though as it needs to stay anonymous all the way through!

Longlisted Stories

  • A Final Game of Hide-and-Seek
  • All The Cunning Weapons Of A Ninja
  • Body Language
  • Decluttering the Kitchen Cupboard
  • Enjoy Your Meal
  • Flick and Jane go to school
  • From tiny acorns
  • Funny, This
  • How to Make an Omelette
  • How to smuggle a pig
  • In captivity
  • Lasting Impressions
  • Mom the Moon
  • More Chickens in the Freezer
  • Nesting
  • Skimming
  • Tell It To Me Again
  • The Container
  • The day you chip a tooth and touch a nerve
  • The Hungry Student
  • The Trouble With My Sister
  • They’d have told her it was a load of old cobblers
  • Twenty Golden Notebooks
  • When the teacher talked about rape and you laughed
  • Will and Jesus
  • Wings
  • Unlocked Love

We’ll have the shortlist in February – good luck everyone!

In the meantime, don’t forget submissions to WestWord are open until 31st January to appear in the April edition.

Submission info here.