A bigger shortlist this week, a combination of new and returning authors firing off some fantastic shorts. Let’s recap each story and see what the judges thought. The Pain | Robert Madden “Liked the mix between sexual tension and slight […]
Tell the doctor where it hurts
Shark Teeth Shreya Parashar BLACK TOOTH OF DESTINY AWARD I settled into my chair, looking at appointments for the day when someone knocked. It was Shasha’s father. But her appointment was only later in the day. He entered, […]
When it comes to fame, Doc Holliday wants to be the king.
A Gentle Touch Sophie L Macdonald The Black Tooth of Destiny Award Torturing someone is not for the sadistic. Many people think it is—that you must be fiendish and brutal, and delight in your captive’s pain. Untrue. A good torturer […]
What time is your next appointment? Tooth : Hurty Zsak Long Black Tooth of Destiny Award The picture in his head was different from reality. Richard saw himself as a dead-man-walking; prisoners screaming behind rusted bars as he shuffled his […]