As mentioned in our previous post, we had 1,722 entries from 38 countries and we sat and read each and every one.
We whittled them down to a shortlist of 9 and are now delighted to let you know that Dan Micklethwaite has won the £100 prize money with:
“I’m a hero!” “Was…” corrected Death.
We loved it – congratulations Dan!
It ticked the box of our criteria with its enigmatic twists of possibility and it was certainly a complete story in its brevity.
However, it was a tricky decision to nail to the wall because our shortlist of 9 was packed full of great entries – congratulations to each and every one of you.
Here they are: