“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 2 Winners

SignumBadge_90x90Click over to the contest home page to watch a video in which I talk about the winners and to download a .pdf of the winning entries.

Week 2 was: Here be Dragons!​​
indexDuring this second week, we accepted flash fiction stories of up to 500 words that dealt with dragons! We got exciting adventures that considered what type of dragon was being hunted, why it was being hunted, what was the motivation, and what was the outcome? Our writers asked: Is our hero prepared, unprepared, self-deceived about being prepared? What’s the dragon’s point of view? Several surprised us with a twist!

LITERARY PRIZE WINNER: Alana Asby Roberts, “I Love Thee Not”

First Runner-up: Stacy Ericson, “Hear The Lonesome Whistle Blow”

Second Runner-up: Anne Whitver, “Alchemy”

POPULAR WINNER: Brice Odom, “The Dragon and the Brave”

Popular First Runner-up: Brenton Dickieson, “Saving the World Left Handed”

Popular Second Runner-up: Alexis Heit, “It’s a Girl!”

Here I will post links to some that didn’t win, but earned well-deserved honorable mentions:




About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a PhD student in English and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. She also serves as Chair of the Language and Literature Department at Signum University, online. Her latest publication is an academic essay collection on "The Inklings and King Arthur" (Apocryphile Press, December 2017). Her interests include British Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Sørina blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling, wrote the introduction to a new edition of Williams’s "Taliessin through Logres" (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited Williams’s "The Chapel of the Thorn" (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" (2007) and "Caduceus" (2012).
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2 Responses to “Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 2 Winners

  1. Pingback: Raised by Dragons, and Other News | jubilare

  2. David Llewellyn Dodds says:

    Congratulations – and nice to have links to reread or catch up: do, please, go on encouraging and providing such!


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