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Winners and Stories
« on: May 05, 2015, 09:01:07 PM »
I thought it would be cool to have a place where all the winners and their stories are represented.

I started with the Month I nearly won with a poem. (Okay, it's the month the publishing on the main page started and that may be the real reason. ;))

Bold theme = already published on the main site



Writing Contest Winners - Hall of Fame

2013

[March 2013] The City "Obsidian City" by Philip Overby

[April 2013] Time Travel "HAVOC TIME!" by Arry

[May 2013] Magic "Wizardry" by Charlemagne

[June 2013] Mazes "In My Head" by Jaimie J.

[July 2013] The Deep “The Island” by 137minutes

[August 2013] Elements “A Fine Morning for Running” by ladygreen

[September 2013] Battles “The Battle of Bledrag Field” by TOMunro

[October 2013] Sports “Cheating Death” by Andrew Ward

[November 2013] Doors “Thorns in the Garden” by Timekeeper

[December 2013] Underdogs “A New Start” by TOMunro

2014

[January 2014] Betrayal "Stab and Twist" by ACSmyth and "Jing Ke – A Tale from the Stone Road" by G_R_Matthews

[February 2014] Fanfic “The Road to Arrow” by TOMunro

[March 2014] Grimdark “The Heir to Foulstania” by Jared Shurin

[April 2014] Write about Jake/Lynn “The Artisan’s Mask” by ladygreen *Best Story of 2014*

[May 2014] Portal Fantasy “Song and Dance” by ladygreeen

[June 2014] Taboos “Life and Death” by Elfy

[July 2014] Apprenticeship “A Dangerous Talent” by LisaElle

[August 2014] Seven Deadly Sins “Septum Insidias” by AlmightyZael

[September 2014] Fantasy Clichés "The four Orcshiremen" by OnlyOneHighlander

[October 2014] Abandoned Places "The Rookery" by Giddler

[November 2014] Joker Month "The mist in their veins" by Ancalagon

[December 2014] Religion "Ailurophilia" by Carter and "Wardu's Wager" by Jmack

2015

[January 2015] Science Fiction "Junk Mail" by Giddler

[February 2015] Fanfic "Ghost in the Light" by Saraband

[March 2015] Rogues "The 7 Tenets of Rogueishness" by Rukaio_Alter

[April 2015] Plot Twist! Werewolf, Vampire, Goat "A Twist too Far" by Rukaio_Alter

[May 2015] Fairytales "The Sun, the Moon and the Morning Star" by Jmack *Best Story of 2015*

[June 2015] Multiple POVs "The Braying Jack" by Jeryn

[July 2015] Flash Fiction "For Evil to Triumph" by wakarimasen and "Last Regrets" by OnlyOneHighlander

[August 2015] Space Opera "Space Opera" by Jmack

[September 2015] Politics, Scheming and Intrigue "The Translator" by tebakutis

[October 2015] The name of the short story must be that of a fantasy bestseller but the story isn't allowed to have anything to do with that book. "The Exorcist" by Nora

[November 2015] Mighty Beasts "The Magnificent Mythical Zoo (No Refunds)" by Rukaio_Alter

[December 2015] Young Love "Adrift" by tebakutis and "An Unconventional Proposal" by Rukaio_Alter and "The Library of Alexander" by Jmack

2016

[January 2016] Breaking the Fourth Wall "But, I’m a F#@%ing Dragon! " by m3mnoch

[February 2016] Fanfic III "Mistaken Identity" by Rukaio_Alter

[March 2016] Nightmares "A Gift for the Nightmare Man" by tebakutis

[April 2016] The Last Contest (Dystopia) "Everything in Frame" by tebakutis

[May 2016] Well known Fairy Tales from a different POV "The Magic Lamp" by Lanko

[June 2016] Random Wikipedia Article "One Last Drink" by tebakutis

[July 2016] Story Generator "Conan meets Nietzsche" by Lanko

[August 2016] Potions and Elixirs "Goldenfoot, The Brave" by @night_wrtr *Best Story of 2016*

[September 2016] Pirates! "The Rule of the Curse" by @SugoiMe

[October 2016] Corpses "Where there's a Will" by @TOMunro

[November 2016] 1750 "Youthful Optimism" by @Lordoftheword

[December 2016] Dragons "The Fishwife's Tale" by @Jmack

2017

[January 2017] Urban Fantasy "A Sliver of the Sky" by @Jmack

[February 2017] Fanfic "A Song of Rings and Thrones" by @Lanko

[March 2017] Through the Beast's Eye "Hellhound" by @Rukaio_Alter

[April 2017] Omens (Scavenger Hunt) "On the Fire Escape" by @Nora

[May 2017] Music "Echos of the First Refrain" by @Carter

[June 2017] Gangsters and Crime Lords "A Baron and a Princess" by @Rukaio_Alter AND "Who Criminals pray to" by @Nora

[July and August 2017] Story Generator II
« Last Edit: September 30, 2017, 02:52:14 PM by xiagan »
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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2015, 09:07:58 PM »
This is awesome!  Thanks.

Suggest making this a sticky topic.
« Last Edit: May 05, 2015, 09:10:08 PM by Jmack »
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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2015, 10:11:12 PM »
This was a great idea.  It's also a bit strange looking back at this and realising just how many short stories I've posted here since I discovered the competition.

Thanks.

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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2015, 01:46:41 PM »
Good idea! We should have a vote for the ultimate short story from all the winning entries, but I imagine it would be impossible to pick out a favourite!

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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2015, 08:37:10 PM »
Since the beginning of May a bunch of stories (all from 2014) got published on Fantasy Faction! :) Check the links in the first post. :)
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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2016, 02:56:14 PM »
Note that we started (finally!) publishing again the winner stories on the main site!

The last one has been January 2015, but now we have March 2015 up :)
(note: there was a glitch - February will be there soon!)
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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2016, 01:20:10 PM »
Updated! :)

And coincidentally (or not?) the next story is up on the main site!
"A Twist too Far" by Rukaio_Alter (see link above).
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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2016, 12:19:25 PM »
Next story is up :)

-> http://fantasy-faction.com/2016/monthly-short-story-winner-multiple-points-of-view
Blimey, nice to see we're up to date  ;D

Tweeted and posted and linked!

Also no idea this thread existed, will be useful to post old ones in the future from now on :P

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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2016, 11:35:29 AM »
"Sire, I had no need of that hypothesis." (Laplace)

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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2016, 08:41:19 PM »
Cool Cool Cool.


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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2016, 10:11:20 AM »
And finally August '15 :)

http://fantasy-faction.com/2016/monthly-short-story-winner-space-opera

I better go work on the next couple of ones hehe
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Re: Winners and Stories
« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2016, 03:13:23 PM »
Omg it's my story next. Can't believe it!
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