Writer's Retreats UK

Short Story Competition – The Results are In

We are delighted to announce the winners of our latest Short, Short Story Competition. They are:

1st place – Skin of the Dark by James Rickards
2nd place – I’ll Crawl Home to her by Kathleen Drake
3rd place – A Swan Glides Past by Anamaria Ciucanu

The winning story will be published on writersretreatuk.co.uk later today, with the other two following over the next two weeks.

Runners Up

The Watcher by Anna Nazarova-Evans
Another Day Sue Falder
Charity begins at Home by Carl Northwood
Dream Girl by Claire Hampton
Ebony and Ivory by Liz Coffey


Entry by Amber Erwin
Fait Accomplit by Yvonne Clark
Ghosts by Dianna Brighouse
Norma  by Lina Elbadawi
Not Again by Gillian Robertson
The Tunnel by John O’Donoghue
Lovely to see you by Helen Lawrence
Ice by Lotie Parker
The Curse by Sven-Sander Šestakov
Every step you take by Denise Bound
Mrs Joseph Campbell by Susie Helm
Surprise Reunion by Gillian Robertson
The Dawning of the Age by Stephanie Rybak
Predecessor by Robbie Taylor-Hunt
My Lottery by Mahalia Solages
Hell of a heav’in by Remi Martin

We would like to thank all of the authors who supported our competition. The standard was very high.