By Hermione Laake
Hermione began by presenting 3rd Prize to Anthony Ridgway for his entry for December’s competition.
Hermione pointed out that Anthony’s piece (a letter to Santa in the style of Dickens) was about the importance of seeing past the disability to the person within
Flash fiction Competition:
Our adjudicator was Paul Bavister. Paul has worked at Macmillan and has published 3 books of poetry. Paul teaches creative writing at Birkbeck College, London. Paul has also been a speaker at the Winchester Writers’ Conference.
Paul was unable to attend. However, he provided our winners and highly commended with helpful guidance and comments.
Book prizes were awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places
1st Place – The Final Chapter by Anne Eckersley
2nd Place – The Burglar by Georgie Jensen (Karin Groves)
3rd Place – Wifebeater by Gill Hollands
Highly commended/joint 4th
Balloons by Liz Symonds
Undone by Sally Wood