I love flash fiction when it's done well, where every word counts and a life is glimpsed, and I was pleased to be one of the judges for this competition. There were almost 300 entries and every one was read by each of the judges. The winner is a fab story by Angela Readman - "The Worst Head in the World" and the Top 10 list (which can be read here) features all kinds of excellent words. Go, read, enjoy.
Just to clarify - all the stories were anonymous; names were taken off and formatting made identical by Calum Kerr before he sent them to the judges.
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