Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2020 Well done all our entrants. We are pleased to annouce the long list! In alphabetical order, the stories nominated for the long list are: A Light Supper with Friends A Moonless Sky Beyond The Sea Cane Life Chords Clown Face From Across the sea In Case of Emergency, Pull Cord Lucky Miller's Court Nightcaps for Wild Boys Northern Nights On Talan Moor Scorched Earth Scorpion Shifting the Mouse Complainers Shoebox Something Unsaid The Compass The Pioneer Spirit The Secret Eater Well done to everyone who entered our competition. We had hundreds of entries, and it has been an extremely difficult task to whittle the entries down to just these few. Don't be too disheartened if your story isn't here - keep writing, keep practising and keep entering competitions. One day, it might be you!
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Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2020 The wait is finally over! We are pleased to annouce the short list! Well done to everyone who entered our competition; there were so many outstanding choices - it was very difficult to whittle them down to just these few. Don't despair if your story isn't here; we had lots of tough decisions to make, and with a few tweaks your story might catch the eye of a judge in a different competition. Keep writing! In alphabetical order, the stories nominated for the short list are: A Light Supper with Friends A Moonless Sky Cane Life Lucky Miller's Court Nightcaps for Wild Boys On Talan Moor Scorched Earth Shifting the Mouse Complainers Shoebox Something Unsaid Please keep your story name secret if you share your success on social media. Well done!
Looking for Michael by Sarah Hegarty ‘What brings you to Africa, Jill?’ Dana’s voice rises and falls behind me in the afternoon heat. She appeared at my door ten minutes ago, opening it as she knocked. I was sitting at my desk, thinking about Michael. Now I can tell she’s scanning the small room, searching for photographs of grandchildren; maybe an airmail letter; proof that someone cares. I keep my back to her. ‘Oh, you know – to do my bit for humanity.’