It’s All For You | Sophie L Macdonald

It’s All For You Sophie L Macdonald The Hindsight Isn’t 20/20 Award Part 4 Spring: Jake She found me in a graveyard. She saw me slumped against the tiny white headstone, with a bottle of a beer dangling from my […]

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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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The Ones to Blame | Sophie L Macdonald

The Ones to Blame Sophie L Macdonald Hindsight Isn’t 20/20 Award – Part Two Autumn: Sarah We all file into the school hall, and for once there is silence. Mrs Richards stands at the same lectern I used to hold […]

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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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The Boy With No Name | Sophie L Macdonald

The Boy With No Name Sophie L Macdonald To The Nines: Part 9 The sun is making a trickle of sweat run down my shirt, and the casts on my legs feel hot against the padded seat of the wheelchair. […]

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An Empty Head | Sophie L Macdonald

An Empty Head Sophie L Macdonald To The Nines: Part 8 Small whispers creep across the room, and I curl my fingers around the handle of the knife in my pocket. Would I use it? “Matthew,” I try, “you’re a […]

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Immortality Kills | Sophie Macdonald

Local legends leave longtime friends in a lurch. Immortality Kills By Sophie Macdonald For the Eighth Wonder Award “Mia, help!” Jenny screamed, kicking her legs so violently I thought she would send us both over the edge. I helped her […]

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Roses for My Love | Sophie Macdonald

How long is forever? Roses for My Love By Sophie Macdonald For the Separation Anxiety Award I am holding a red rose, and sitting on the doorstep of what used to be our house. The removal van has long gone, […]

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My Litany | Sophie Macdonald

Based on a true story. My Litany By Sophie Macdonald For the Horrors & Heidegger Award   “I always see the little people on your ceiling,” Lizzie was lying on our bed when she said it, chubby cheeks flushed and […]

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