Judging is well and truly in full swing over at Raging Aardvark Publishing. With 8 international judges, its a lively discussion on every story submitted.
We have 27 wonderful Flash Fiction stories which have made the second cut in the selection process. With a huge response and such high quality entries, its made paring entries down from the longlist very difficult. Congratulations to all those who are listed below.
Our line up of stories to be published in the anthology (expected to be between 12 and 15 stories) will be announced on the 27th of July.
The New Thieves – Thaisa Frank
Debut – Therese Edmonds
Friday Roses – Cath Bore
Goodbye Cruel World – Warren Glover
Elevation – Vesna McMaster
Crank Call – Phil Rossi
Liberty – Gareth Cadogan
A Good Boy Killer – Gareth Cadogan
The Bunk Bed Incident – Allan Heller
Vixen – Simon Sylvester
Silhouette – Allan Heller
Bianca – Gwen Hart
Hard Time – Nick Johns
The Ransom – Hank Johnson
Message Understood – Susan Howe
The Cabin – Miranda Boers
Empty Seat – G.M. Reinfeldt
Dave – Keith Gillison
Counting to Paradise – Tina Pisco
What’s a mother to do? – Tina Pisco
Forty Winks and a Nod – H. W. Moss
Over The top – Guy Bolton
Trafalgar Square Moment. – Andrew Baguley
A Story with a Twist – JJ Toner
Sugar Sweet – Barbara Stevenson
Crash – Keith Gillison
The Ritual – Phillip Temples
In the meantime, People’s Choice is a fun (voluntary) competition run parallel to Twisted Tales in conjunction with etherBooks and is open to all entrants who submitted a flash fiction with Twisted Tales this year. It runs for a fortnight from the 27th of June till the 11th of July. Pop over to ethers website to download the app for your smartphone and start voting! The winner of People’s Choice is honoured as being the first story printed within the anthology.