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Back at the beginning of March, Fresh Egg hosted a Twitter competition to mark the 16th World Book Day. The If I had ten pence for every time someone has covered me in pig's blood and tried to sacrifice me, then I'd have £3.50. #FEfiction #WBD
— Ben Meredith (@BenRLMeredith) March 8, 2013
While the two entries below unfortunately won’t win a prize, we thought they deserved honourable mention. Thanks for your submissions guys – hopefully inclusion on our lovely blog is reward enough for your efforts!
We built robot soldiers and it ended humanity. Not because they rebelled against our orders, but because they followed them. #FEfiction #WBD
— Matt Sutton (@Xietanu) March 6, 2013
#FEfiction#WBD Screaming,panic - children run. Heart pounding she runs, must find sanctuary.There - a seat! Musical chairs - remember?
— Laura Ingham (@Loobs39) March 11, 2013
Although we couldn’t actually enter the competition ourselves (that wouldn’t really be fair, would it?) plenty of Fresh Eggers fancied stretching their literary muscles in celebration of World Book Day anyway. Take a look at our three favourite flash fiction tweets below.
UK re-democratises Eurovision song contest selection. Low voter turn-out accompanied by UKIP landslide. Farage dance break. #FEfiction #WBD
— Steph Wood (@MotorSteph) March 7, 2013
The Lovecraftian horror slithered in the darkness. “I can’t shoot it if I can’t pronounce it!” screamed Carter as he bolted. #FEFiction #WBD
— Steve Jones (@JonesyCoast) March 7, 2013
Boy meets girl. Character development, plot twists, stereotyping & hilarity Ensues. Relationship blossoms. Room for a sequel #FEfiction #WBD
— Tom Brennan (@TomJamesBrennan) March 7, 2013
So there we have it! Congratulations to our winner and thanks very much to all who entered.
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