Monthly Archives: January 2015

Winners of the First Annual Ann & Dan Very Short Story Contest for People who don’t Pander!

Many thanks to all who entered the fourteen stories.  All were very enjoyable to read.  The final decision was difficult and again we want to stress it is COMPLETELY SUBJECTIVE. The winners  are the ones that moved us most or … Continue reading

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1st Place * Dina Leacock AKA Diane Arrelle

http://dinaleacock.com/ Comments:  Love the way you set the scene. Put me right there by the beach. Also, masterful ending. Excellent the way you created the tension with the knife.  NOTCHES         The newsvendor looked at the world through … Continue reading

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2nd Place * Silvia C. Schneegans

Comments: The barely contained desperation was perfectly portrayed! I laughed until the tears rolled down my cheeks. It struck me as truly authentic. Lovely. You´re Welcome Are you at least a little bit ashamed? You come in here, sit down … Continue reading

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3rd Place * Christopher Hivner

http://www.chrishivner.com/ Comments:  Very funny! Loved the twist at the end, and who doesn’t fear and love the Rabbit Overlords?  “It’s Bassbinder, Sir”             At the Crackleberry Calendar, Note Pad, and Weapons-Grade Fissionable Material Production Laboratory, Marvin Bassbinder sat eating his … Continue reading

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Honorable Mentions

Melissa Goode * A Lack of Oxygen Comments: You truly capture the essence of despair. The grief at a path that wasn’t possible to choose. It ripped at me. Ashley Smith  http://www.comfortism.co.uk  You Have No Right Comments: Nice walk through the … Continue reading

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CONTEST CLOSED!

We had fourteen entries. Thanks to everyone who participated.  If you participated and want us to include a link to your webpage or blog, or your contact information, please email us ASAP. Doesn’t matter if you won or not, we’ll … Continue reading

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