A triskele of terrific stories with three winner announcements this week. Read on to find out more.
To start with, apologies for the double up in winner announcements. A brief holiday to Japan where I caught up with NiTH powerhouse Ash Warren followed by the sad passing of a relative left me a little behind schedule, but […]
Wrong Side of the Fray Daniel Cappello HISTORICAL FACTIONS AWARD PART 3 Keytahn brandished his crook at the bleating goats that refused to move yet again from the crop. “Yah! Yah!” he bellowed at them, startling them into action. They […]
The Glass Key: Part 3 Liam Pender The Historical Factions Award Part 3 Scrolls of papyrus, stacked several men high, loomed imposingly as they walked through the Great Library. Junia was struck by the religious like silence of the building, […]
Egbert Hillson By Jon Sellars HISTORICAL FACTIONS AWARD PART 3 An unfortunate accident leads King Henry VIII to make a potentially rash decision. However all is not lost as he stumbles across a solution to his marital problems. Egbert Hillson […]
A family look back fondly, if perhaps unreliably, on how an odd series of events led to a dramatic shift in the history of England. La Comète By Jon Sellars The Historical Factions Award Part 2 “That’s not how you […]
The Glass Key Part 2 Liam Pender Historical Factions Award Part 2 Synesius meditated quietly on his balcony. His thoughts seemed more profound when imagined under a blanket of stars. But tonight, he could not focus. A gaggle of nearby […]
In the Roman Republic, slaves were everywhere. In homes, in public works, in the streets. They blended in to the background. But slaves saw everything. Heard everything. Sometimes, the truth was more complex than their masters imagined it. And sometimes, […]
All entries for part 3 of this serial award are due Sunday 21 May 2017
1332 BC Mhairi Campbell Historical Factions Award Part 1 “You have to get out!” I looked up at the woman who had burst into my room. Her dark eyes jumped from left to right, as she took in my silence. […]
In Rome, marriages among the ruling are a matter of politics, not feelings. One young bride was favored by Fortuna in her husband. But what Fortuna gives, Fortuna can also take away. Widow’s Weeds ReLynn Vaughn The Historical Factions Award: […]
All entries for part 2 of this serial award are due April 23rd.
All entries due March 26