Small Potatoes | Ellen Macpherson

Small Potatoes Ellen Macpherson The First Rule of Nabokov   Mrs O’Sullivan had never, and would never eat a potato. This was her boast of choice when people discovered that, in spite of her anglicised accent, she too was Irish, […]

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Bonded by Murder | Tigest G Negussie

  Bonded by Murder Tigest G Negussie The First Rule Of Nabokov Award Six years I had given him. Six long years. Early mornings rushing to make him breakfast for his ‘work’. Late nights waiting for him to come home, […]

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Searchers | George Britton

  Searchers George Britton The First Rule Of Nabokov Award “Resiste et Mords” reads the sprawling wall of the subway, the words echoing from the colourful backdrop they are set upon. The bold yellow and lime green shapes that have […]

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A Women’s Disease | Catherine Haines

A Women’s Disease Catherine Haines The First Rule of Nabokov Award I was sitting at the desk in my college room, doing nothing. It was very noisy because there were pigeons fornicating on the parapets and undergraduates pre-dinner drinking in […]

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The Best Night of My Life | Sophie L Macdonald

The Best Night of my Life Sophie L Macdonald Hindsight Isn’t 20/20 Award: Part 3 “Take your clothes off.” “What?” I start to laugh, and then look over my shoulder in case Mum or Dad heard. “You heard me.” Mark […]

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Four Bach Cantatas Part 2 | Ash Warren

  Four Bach Cantatas Cantata 2. Now Come, Savior of the Gentiles (“Nun Komm’ der Heiden Heiland,”) By Ash Warren For the Hindsight Isn’t 20/20 Award [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqGQVAvtmHw&w=560&h=315] The author recommends that the above be played while reading. The very […]

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The Road Never Ends | Mhairi Campbell

Pain is not a game we can win. Mhairi Campbell The Road Never Ends 21 C Mega Death Award The road never ends. It winds like a red ribbon through the grey rock and climbs on. The sky can be […]

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Aura | Tarni McCosker

Young eyes see more than the Aura.

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Scroll Down, Don’t Look Up | Ash Warren

Such a shame about Tony

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Four Bach Cantatas: Part 1 | Ash Warren

Love is lost to the melancholy sounds of Bach in part 1 of this serial by Ash Warren.

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Like Smoke | Mhairi Campbell

I travelled to another dimension and all I got was this Beatles album.

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Finding Time | Steven Reid

An antique watch is the cause of more than one surprise in part 1 of this serial short by first time author Steven Reid.

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End of Story | Jeanette Stampone

A story about the author behind the story.

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It Ends Here | Mhairi Campbell

It Ends Here Mhairi Campbell Quitters Anonymous Award The blood rolled out in drips as I stared at the leaky yellow toilet on the first floor. It was midnight, and I couldn’t remember the day. The tap kept in time […]

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A Change of Heart Part 4 | Ian Harrison

Part 4 concludes Ian Harrison’s coming of age serial. A Change Of Heart Part 4 Ian Harrison Wolves Award Part 4   Tuesday, April 1, 2003. The friendly surgeon knew my heart wasn’t in it, even with me waving a […]

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Freed | Cam Dang

Part 4 of Cam Dang’s bloodthirsty serial story.

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Combined | Madeline Pettet

The heart thinking conclusion to Madeline Pettet’s Amazing Grace.

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Wolf Pack IV – Takedown | Tobias Madden

Three drama fuelled conclusion to Tobias Madden’s Wolf Pack.

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Hunted: Part 4 | Jeanette Stampone

Hunted: Part IV  Jeanette Stampone For Wolves IV Award The room spins and the sharp voices of my uncle and father merge into one, becoming nothing more than a deafening drone filling my head. A distant scream reverberates through the house. […]

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Hexagram 64 | Ash Warren

Hexagram 64 Ash Warren For the ‘Lucky Numbers’ Award You feel her eyes on you as you go into your study. She’s smiling to herself again, little white teeth sharp under those slightly parted lips. You don’t turn to look […]

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The Rhythm | Mhairi Campbell

The Rhythm Mhairi Campbell The Lucky Numbers Award One, two, three, four, five, six. There, all done, we’re safe now. The light switch was sitting in the same position it was in at number two, but I knew two was […]

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Glitch | Sophie L Macdonald

Glitch Sophie L Macdonald The Lucky Numbers Award A sound. Like a bell. And a man. Leaning in—looking at me. I think it’s a glitch. I shouldn’t have been able to see them. It’s too late now—I got too close. […]

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