50 Stories for Pakistan Short List

Below is the short list of stories for 50 Stories for Pakistan, with my friends highlighted and hyperlinked back to their respective blogs!

  • A Fluttering by Robert J. McCarter
  • A Little Bit of Heaven by Joanne Fox
  • A Little Help? by Erik Svehaug
  • All Bound for Morningtown by Susan Lanigan
  • All The World’s a Stage by Anne Mullane
  • Angel by Lisa Ricard Claro
  • Astral Footfalls by R.J. Newlyn
  • Asylum by Nuala Ní Chonchúir
  • Cherry In The Summer by Martin Webster
  • Desert Culture by Jonathan Pinnock
  • Detention by Trevor Belshaw
  • Evelyn Walsh and The Miraculous Wig Club by Julia Bohanna
  • Getting Wood by Iain Pattison
  • Grandma by Laura Eno
  • I Don’t Even Have a Name by Dave Clark
  • Just Like Her Father by Pam Howes
  • Ladder to God by Alun Williams
  • Leather Tack and Tears by Annie Evett
  • Lines by Jennifer Stakes
  • Listen by Rebecca Emin
  • Lucy and the Tuit by Marjorie Tolchard
  • Morning Toast by Marit Meredith
  • Mr Harris Gets A Fright by Paul Malone
  • No Ball by Ewan Lawrie
  • Nobody Dies from Drizzle by Jarred McGinnis
  • Office Honesty by Alex Tomlin
  • One of the Night Bus Folk by Gail Richards
  • Packages to Neighbours by Benjamin Solah
  • Promises by Ruchira Mandal
  • Seconds by Alyson Hilbourne
  • Sometimes by Ramon Collins
  • Spellbound by Darren Lee
  • Suki by Riaz Ali
  • The Bangle Man by Nasim Marie Jafry
  • The Critic by Heather Parker
  • The Day We Met by Shazia Bibi
  • The Hotdog Stand by Andrew Parrott
  • The Irish Poet by Brigid O’Connor
  • The Long Journey by Rob Innis
  • The Prisoner of Mansfield by Tony Williams
  • The San Marco Love Surfer by Annemarie Neary
  • The Scar by Emma Newman
  • The Sea by Robert Long
  • The Silver Pen by Beryl Brown
  • The Sparkler by Vanessa Couchman
  • The Summer Contest Joanna Campbell
  • Trashion Passion by Sylvia Petter
  • Wish You Were Here by Rosemary Hayes
  • Writing to Reach You by Paul Anderson
  • Zippy Bags and Post-Its by Alice Turner

Yes… my name and my story don’t appear on the short list, but it is all good. Greg has made provision for editors contributing to the project to have their stories included outside of the list, which shows the transparency of the judging process and the fairness inherent in everything Greg is part of.  My guess is Dan Powell’s entry also makes it into this special section! I just haven’t managed to get hold of him yet to ask. While I feel unworthy of inclusion under this section, because I haven’t been able to contribute the amount of time I wish I could have, due to the demands of Chinese Whisperings in the last two weeks, travel, sickness and now Choose Your Online Adventure, Greg assures me I have contributed. And I know better than to argue with Greg.
Congratulations everyone, especially to Paul who is crawling out of the black hole which has been determined to swallow him whole this year.

Keep up to date with the progress of the anthology at Big Bad Media.


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