January 2016 archive

Twist In The Tale – Winning entry – November 2015

Congratulations to Graham Wilson for his winning entry in the Twist In The Tale November Competition. To download his story: go to COMPETITIONS: DOWNLOAD WINNING STORIES:  and click on the blue link to the story title.

Judge’s Report – Twist In The Tale – November 2015

What a great collection of stories, so varied. Sci-fi, fairy tales, murder…there is great imagination at work here. And some excellent submissions. I enjoyed reading all of them and had a pretty hard job deciding on the top three. Amongst the stories in  general I noticed a lot of over-writing. By which I mean, too […]

November 2015 – Twist In The Tale – Results

1st Tweet-Tweet by Grahame Wilson * 2nd Judge for Yourself by Ron Hancock * 3rd Seeking Wild Women by Andrea Ward VERY highly commended : Mountains Large and Monsters Little by Claire McGovern * Thou Shalt Not Covet by Glenda Jager. Both extremely well written but just missed being twists in  the tale.

October 2015 Poetry – Winning Entry

Congratulations to Mary Voyadjis for winning the October 2015 poetry competition. To download her poem: go to COMPETITIONS: DOWNLOAD WINNING STORIES:  and click on the blue link to the  title.

Judge’s Report Flash Fiction October 2015

The entries this year were of a very high standard and one can see that many writers have done well to craft their works.  As one looks at the entries there are many tales that are filled with humour.  Some have surprise endings which always work well.  Titles are also important and quite a few […]

Judge’s Report – October 2015 – Poetry

Dear Poets Thank you for submitting. This in my opinion only. Another judge will see the poems differently. Here is a general comment that applies to nearly all the entries. Here are few suggestions. Please read then see what applies to your poem.  I hope these suggestions help. Most of the poems are still in […]