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STORY OF THE MONTH: April 2017

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

The finalists for April were:

Canned Laughter by Daniel DiFranco
Window Shopper by Susan Gale Wickes
To Err is Human by Munira Sayyid
Just a slight increase by M.K. Vinne

The winner of the April 2017 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…

Window Shopper

The story is well crafted, with a strong parallelism and effective emotional hooks.

STORY OF THE WEEK: April 9

The story of the week for April 3 to 7 is…

Canned Laughter by Daniel DiFranco

A casually light introduction leading into a dark twist. Tried and true.

STORY OF THE MONTH: March 2017

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

The finalists for March were:

Constellations by Jonathan Kosik
Mothering Sundae by Tamsin Seymour
The Feeling of Guilt Felt in Private by a Child by John Gabriel Adkins
Faster Than Life
 by James P. Spitznogle
My Father, the Strongman
by Bob Thurber

The winner of the March 2017 Story of the Month, and the $10 prize, is…

Constellations

Simply beautiful. Simply heartrendingly beautiful.

STORY OF THE WEEK: April 2

The story of the week for March 27 to 31 is…

My Father, the Strongman by Bob Thurber

I’ve never seen another author build up character and backstory as efficiently and consistently as Bob Thurber. Another great piece.