The first of the competitions has been judged. Congratulations to the wining entry and all those who entered. Competitions place writers at their most vulnerable and you (including me) all did it.
When I Grow Up
by Norah Colvin
Congratulations and a special thank you goes to all writers who participated in the first of the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Contests: When I grow up. The judging is now complete, and we are about to announce the winner. Could it be you?
In this contest, writers were asked to write a 99-word story in response to the following prompt:
When I grow up. Cast yourself back to six years of age, knowing what you do of life in the present; what would you want to be when you grow up and how would you go about achieving that goal? Tell us in 100 words, no more no less. It can be real or imaginary, serious or light-hearted. Extra points for comparing it to your childhood choice, if you remember it.
Stories were judged on ten criteria including relevance, capturing a…
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