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 2020 results

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

First Place ($800)

Judith Bridge, WA: Betwixt Buttock and Blue Sky

Second Place ($200)

Colm Largey, QLD: Dr Kerr's Testy Money

Third Place

Heather MacKenzie, QLD: The Murder Club

Highly Commended

Tracey Waugh, WA: The Virus Thingi

Cameron Algie, VIC: The Rubbish War

Heather MacKenzie, QLD: Write Easy 101


Douglas Hamilton, VIC: The Nigerian Affair

Judith Bridge, WA: The Baker

Andrea Wilk, VIC: Scene From a Party

Pauline Yates, QLD: Han Solo in a Jar

There were 100 short stories in the competition, from 75 entrants.