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STORY OF THE MONTH: May 2019

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

The finalists for May were:

Hitchhiker by Hannah Whiteoak
Fired by Anna Sanderson
Close by Lex T. Lindsay
Forgotten by Trisha Ridinger McKee

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

Forgotten

What a strong crop of stories we had in May… But Trisha’s piece generated such a strong response from both me and the wider audience that she managed to edge out the competition.

STORY OF THE MONTH: April 2019

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

The finalists for April were:

Fifty-Word Story by Richard Day Gore
Physics and Astronomy by G. Allen Wilbanks
Ephemera by Maura Yzmore
Innuendo by Susan Gale Wickes

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

Fifty-Word Story

The title sets this up to be a meta-commentary on the little genre we all share here at 50WS, but the story itself is so much more than that. We see many different takes on dementia, aging, and loss from our community, but it’s rarely executed as well as Richard accomplished here.