STORY OF THE MONTH: August 2014

The Story of the Month is chosen from the Story of the Week winners announced from the past month. The finalists for August were:

Through the Window by Alex Mascarenhas
Old Age by Catherine Mathews
There Goes Spot Again by Michael Coolen
First Impressions by Katya Duft
Burial At Sea by Jim Purdy

The winner of the August 2014 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…

Through the Window

Congratulations, Alex!

STORY OF THE WEEK: August 30

The story of the week from August 25 to 29 is Burial At Sea by Jim Purdy.

There was a lot of conversation about this story in the comments. It’s a touching tribute to a fallen friend, told in a matter-of-fact style, and despite its lack of flowery emotion it clearly resonated with the readers who have been rating it so highly. Thank you for contributing this story, Jim.