I run the Best of Times Short Story Competitions twice a year; once in Autumn and once in Spring. I advertise them to writers' groups and on Facebook. - C. A. Broadribb.

The Best of Times Short Story Competition

Spring 2018 results

Note: stories are available for reading only where the authors have given permission.

First Place ($300)

Eddy Burger, VIC: If the Cap Fits, Wear It

Second Place ($100)

Eddy Burger, VIC: Two Heads are Worse Than One

Third Place

Joan Parker, TAS: Dear Santa

Highly Commended

Karen Lieversz (penname), NSW: Near Miss

Jim Brigginshaw, NSW: Fifty Grades of Shea

Tim Frater, WA: Don't Let Anyone Change Your Name to Dopey


Jack Davis, VIC: The Decline and Fall of Stately Rise

Charlotte Stannard, QLD:
Sweet Revenge

Vikki Bye, VIC: Fifty Blends of Coffee

Tony Lang, NSW: Time Flies

There were 50 short stories in the competition, from 41 entrants.