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STORY OF THE MONTH: February 2019

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

The finalists for January were:

Toms by Roy Gomez
The Guardian by Susan Gale Wickes
Only Thing Left To Do Is What We’ve Always Done by Graham Scott
Finger by Ryan Borchers
Click by Johannah Lipscher Simon

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

Toms

The understated loneliness lingers with the reader very effectively. Good work, Roy.

STORY OF THE MONTH: January 2019

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

The finalists for January were:

Hunting Nightmares by Ran Walker
For Karen, from Seward, Alaska by Cinthia Ritchie
Pruning for Life by Janet Mackie
Jam by Jo Withers

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

Hunting Nightmares

I always love seeing stories come through the site featuring completely new themes and ideas, especially when they are as well delivered as this one. Ran Walker put together a genre, a world, an anti-hero, and an origin story plot, and did it all with style. The story created a world of opportunity, even promptly inspiring a fun unofficial sequel!