August 2017 archive

June 2017 Travel Article – Judge’s Report

OVERALL REPORT June 2017 It goes without saying that every judge approaches their task differently and, inevitably, each judges entries from their own perspective, and according to their own tastes. So another judge might have come up with a completely different list of winners to those I have chosen. Entrants should, therefore, take comfort from […]

May 2017 Science Fiction

JUDGE’S REPORT: BLAIZE KAYE May 2017 Competition : Science Fiction   When approaching evaluating SFF short stories, it’s important to remember that it’s as open a genre as one could hope for. We can write about anything, and in any way we please. As Geoff Ryman has said, we have no settled aesthetic. On the […]