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Shipton Shorts 2017 Shipton Bellinger Short Story Competition

2017 Results

Unfortunately, we had fewer entries this year so it was decided to focus on just a winner - the judges wanting it made clear that the winner was well-deserved, indeed.

The judges were really pleased to have a submission that they felt told a complete story, one which kept the reader engaged throughout. They loved the descriptions and felt the characters were fleshed-out and likable.

Unfortunately, we were unable to get an electronic copy of the exact submissions (it was submitted by post) but Jimson David did find a draft very close to that he submitted.  Full text can be found here.

Winner, 2017:

‘I’m going to walk to Pewsey’ by  Jimson David