Showcase

View our competition winners, read their stories and review the judges' comments.

WRO/WRO/Feb19/Char

Patricia Marson - A Bedtime Story

Patricia Marson

Character-driven short story competition

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Jodie Rose Carpenter - Our not so perfect lives

Jodie Rose Carpenter

Runner up of Character-driven short story competition

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WRO/WRO/Jan19/Child

Carey Powell - Virtually the Same

Carey Powell

Winner of Writing for Children Competition

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Tara Girvan - It's Not Fair

Tara Girvan

Runner up of Writing for Children Competition

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WRO/WRO/Jan19/Dial

Anna Pye - A Thing

Anna Pye

Winner of Dialogue-only Short Story Competition

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Antony Reid - Do Not Disturb

Antony Reid

Runner up of Dialogue-only Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/18/WebA

Deborah Tomkins - My Heart Beats Faster Than A Butterfly’s Wing

Deborah Tomkins

Winner of the 'drying up' Timely Topic competition

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WRO/WRO/Dec18/Weather

Iris Anne Lewis - The Cry of the Wolf

Iris Anne Lewis

Winner of Weather Short Story Competition

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Jodie Rose Carpenter - Caught in the Rain

Jodie Rose Carpenter

Runner up of Weather Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Dec18/OpenSS

Peter Caunt - Scarecrow

Peter Caunt

Open Short Story Competition

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Dianne Bown-Wilson - Call Me Ishmael

Dianne Bown-Wilson

Runner up of Open Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Nov18/Midstory

Andrew French - The Girl with all the Books

Andrew French

Winner of Mid-Story Sentence Competition

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Terry Baldock - Six String, Three Chord, Heartbreak

Terry Baldock

Runner up of Mid-Story Sentence Competition

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WRO/WRO/Nov18/Twist

Nina Hollier - Tom

Nina Hollier

Winner of Twist Short Story Competition

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Helen Shine - The Inheritance

Helen Shine

Runner up of Twist Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Oct18/School

Damien McKeating - First Days

Damien McKeating

Winner of Back to School Story Competition

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Barbara Young - Lessons Learned

Barbara Young

Runner up of Back to School Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Oct18/500

Dorothy Snelson - Amazing Grace

Dorothy Snelson

Winner of 500 Words Short Story Competition

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Steven Holding - Walk With Me Through the Long Grass and I Shall Hold Your Hand

Steven Holding

Runner up of 500-Word Short Story Competition

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