April 2015 archive

Winning Entry: The Sheet by Giselle de Carvalho

Here is the winner of our February FLASH FICTION competition. Enjoy! The Sheet by Giselle de Carvalho It’s been three years since I have seen this brick driveway, cobbled by age, bricks missing like teeth. Not sure why I’m here now. She probably isn’t even around. She hasn’t been for a while, since she started […]

February Poetry results

Here are the February Poetry competition results: Pat Clur with The Ballad of Jim Hewitt Pat Schumann with The Catcher in the Surf Patrick Coyne with Blithe Spirit Highly Commended: Maureen Campbell with Jihad

Annual Short Story Winners!

Here are the winners for our Annual Short Story Competition: 1. Ilanit Chernick with Flesh of an African heart 2. Terry Sandy with The Gift (Noyzee) 3. Ron Hancock with My First Date Highly commended entries are as follows (in no particular order) Valerie Winstanley with Witchcraft Patrick Coyne with Carl’s Quest Ron Hancock with […]

The Flesh of an African Heart by Ilanit Chernick

The heat of the sun made me sweat. It was only 7:30 in the morning, but the sun shone on my bed as though it were midday. My clothes were stuck to my body like bubble-gum sticks to your hair. I needed a shower, but I remembered the water had run out again. I had […]

March Crime short story competition

Here are our entries for our March Crime Short Story competition. Results will be posted when we have them. Anniversary, The Dragons, Death and Deceit It’s Murder on earth Operation Overture Shoot to kill Ten Minutes What a hungry Mind sees Who stole the Boerewors