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Short List

Small Victories by Amber McGlothlin

Boring by Raquel Espasande

 ‘Can Gaar Come to Dinner?’ by Martin John Solloway

 Life of Felix by Vannessa Ho (Winner!)

Unbareable by Debb Bouch

 Caveman Carver by Alex Braude

 Cynicism by Cory O’Neile

 The Alley by Maya Spore

 Get Off The Grass by Lance Cross

 The Moth by Darcy Tranter-Cook

Compliance by Kris Cerneka

 What I Knew by Reena Mukherjee

 Democratic Wrongs by Malcolm Allitt

Compose a piece of fiction in which the standard, norm, or widely held is shown to be unbearable to the protagonist(s).

Successful short listers will show through action, dialogue and landscape, as opposed to description,  interior thoughts or narrative statements.

All genres welcome.




Announced: 5 August 2013

Submission Date: 19 August 2013

Short List: 20 August – 30 August 2013

Winner Announced: 31 August 2013

Word Count: 800- 1500

Prizes: $200  (AUD or equivalent)

Eligibility: Open to everyone