Showcase

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

WRO/WRO/Mar16/Nodialogue

Kathryn Goddard - Leaving Home

Kathryn Goddard

No-dialogue short story competition

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Yvonne Walus - Dear Future Me

Yvonne Walus

Runner up of no-dialogue competition

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WRO/WRO/Mar16/750w

Laura Shipler Chico - Black Liquorice

Laura Shipler Chico

Winner of 750-word competition

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Colette Coen - Lost

Colette Coen

Runner up of 750-word competition

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WRO/WRO/Feb16/Dialogue

Eileen O'Reilly - Waiting for Gertie

Eileen O'Reilly

Winner of the Dialogue-Only Short Story Competition

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Carol Homer - The Girlfriend

Carol Homer

Runner-up of the Dialogue-Only Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Feb16/Humour

Thomas Everley - The Fifth Wall

Thomas Everley

Winner of the Humour Short Story Competition

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Andrew Hutchcraft - The Meat Man

Andrew Hutchcraft

Runner-up of the Humour Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Jan16/Anticipation

Jessica Hemming - Eve

Jessica Hemming

Winner of Anticipation Short Story Competition

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Dominic Bell - Called Home

Dominic Bell

Runner-up of Anticipation Short Story Competition

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WRO/WRO/Jan16/Firstline

David Woodfine - Outclassed

David Woodfine

Winner of First Line Short Story Competition

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Penny Barratt - Curl Power, 1970s style

Penny Barratt

Runner-up of First Line Short Story Competition

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WMNEWSUBS/SSCOMP15

Tamsin Jolly - Sweet Dreams

Tamsin Jolly

Winner of the New Subscriber Short Story Competition

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WN0074 Changes

Tanya Aydon - Marshmallow Truth

Tanya Aydon

Winner of Changes Short Story Competition

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Stacey Taylor - I've Been Thinking

Stacey Taylor

Runner-up of Changes Short Story Competition

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WM00110 Open Short Story

Jo Fitzsimons - What's It Like, Dying?

Jo Fitzsimons

Winner of Open Short Story Competition 2015

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Yemaya Marsden - Wake Up

Yemaya Marsden

Runner-up of Open Short Story Competition 2015

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WN0072 On the Road

Gillian Brown - Road to Nowhere

Gillian Brown

Winner of On The Road Short Story Competition

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Rachel Sargeant - One Day in the Life of Hassan D

Rachel Sargeant

Runner-up of On The Road Short Story Competition

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