I dread the moment of judging the entries. As much as I love reading the stories throughout the month, the end of the month fills me with foreboding.
In fact, I’ve developed an nervous tick which kicks in around 29th of each month. I know that in a couple of days, I’ll have to go ahead and de-select some very strong stories from the shortlist of possible winners.
It’s no surprise, then, that pretty much every month I procrastinate… and I just did it again.
Here we go.
August wasn’t a busy month in our contest, this being a vacation month, but as always we got some strong stories. My top five this month were:
Out of these five, pretty much everyone can be a winner… but, in the end of the day, we can only have one. So, this month, the winner is:
Congratulations! I’ll contact you by email, Anwyelle, to arrange the payment
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And here’s the writing prompt for September:
“… I was just kidding.”
Please use the overall theme for your stories – there’s no obligation to spend precious words using the exact quote, as long as you can capture the mood.