STORY OF THE MONTH: November 2019

The Story of the Month is chosen from the Story of the Week winners announced from the past month.

The finalists for November were:

Sundays by Una Nine Nine
Rain Dance by Raymond Sloane
Surrender by Eileen Hansen
Shadows by Dmitri Christopher

The winner of the November 2019 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…

Shadows

I expect this story represents different things to different readers. I see a portrait of depression or other forms of mental illness. It can hide in plain sight, even in the midst of “happy” moments and friendly faces. And like a spy, it may feel like it is always lurking just out of sight, nefarious, waiting for the worst moment to emerge.