#ShortStory: Read My Winning Short Story From The Fall 2016 24 Hour Short Story Contest!

I found out last night that I won my first short story writing contest!! I am over the moon, past the stars, flipping over the milky way galaxy… happy! I participated in my first 24 Hour Short Story Contest over the summer and just had to try again. In the contest over the summer, I earned an honorable mention. But with their fall contest, not only did I win, I won first place.

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I took the suspense route with this story with a little twist at the end. When you think you have it all figured out, it hits you like bam… but not like that lol. Once you get to the end, you’ll go back and re-read it again realizing that the clues were there all along.

You can CLICK THIS LINK TO READ MY WINNING STORY, THE PACKAGE, ON THE 24 HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST WEBSITE or you can read it below.

Enjoy, and please let me know what you thought about it in the comments. I love feedback.

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#ShortStory: Read My Short Story ‘HindSight’ From The Summer 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Long time no write, right? It’s been like FOREVER since I last blogged but I haven’t been slacking on my writing.

In fact, this summer I participated for the first time in the summer 2016 24-Hour Short Story Contest.

How it works is you’re emailed a short story topic on a specific day and you have 24-hours to come up with and write a short story that falls beneath a certain word count.

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Writing Hindsight wasn’t the hard part. Chiseling it down to the designated word count was what drove me a little crazy.

I didn’t win, but my story Hindsight did get an honorable mention which to me was a good boost in confidence for someone who has never entered a short story contest of any kind.

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