We would like to introduce you to the winners of this years competition as selected by our lineup of Judges



Stephen Frame with The Phone

Stephen Frame began writing some seven years ago influenced by the likes of Stephen King, Joe Abercrombie, Harlan Ellison and Howard Waldrop, amongst others. Living and working in the far north of Scotland he enjoys writing fantasy in his spare time.








Taria Karillion with After the Gruffs

Taria Karillion is a massive sci-fi and fantasy fan having written and published in both the short story and audio market in the past. With a degree in literature she juggles her writing in between caring for an extended family, working a day job, llama-racing and moonlighting for MI5.

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Stephanie Hutton with Agency

Stephanie Hutton is a clinical psychologist and has only found writing in the last couple of years. Enjoying writing both flash fiction and short stories she has seen numerous pieces of her work published and has been truly bitten by the writing bug.

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2016 Winners

1st – Richard Webb with A God’s Mercy

2nd – Pardeep Aujla with Unsung

3rd – Elizabeth Xifaras with The Weight on your Shoulder