Short Story Contest Winners!

Short Story Contest Winners!

Looks: 59   Judge’s Winner Prize of $250! Karen Loptson  with  Where the Action Is Winner of $250 Congratulations, Karen! Here’s what the judges said about the winning story: Loptson’s writing, with its focus on visceral details, gave the elderly narrator’s frightening walk home a sense of immediacy and intensity. Meaningful pieces of the narrator’s […]

Frozen Hearts by Noah Armstrong

Frozen Hearts by Noah Armstrong

Looks: 3 I shiver slightly as I walk through the trees. The grey light of dawn filters through the leaves and I pull my sweater around my chest, clutch my sketchbook a little tighter to try and fend off the chill. Although spring has slowly been taking over Southern Alberta, the grass becoming a little […]

WHERE THE ACTION IS by Karen Loptson

WHERE THE ACTION IS  by Karen Loptson

Looks: 6 WHERE THE ACTION IS    Her heart was beating like a steel drum, as a terrifying panic stole the air from her lungs.    The thin light from the gas street lamp threw ominous shadows on the ivy covered brick building.  She quickened her pace ever so slightly.  The heavy footsteps sounded on […]

The Camera by Brigette Furlonger

The Camera  by Brigette Furlonger

Looks: 7 The Camera Click Continuing to point the camera at his subject, Pete Striker modified the settings. Movement at the bottom corner of the frame distracted him. Livid red hair of a mother swirled around like a smoldering cloud. The confrontation that she was in with a security guard fully captured Pete’s attention. It […]