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on the Short Story Challenge 2008

 

 

              

 
 
 
 

 

HEAT 12   [ ALL  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14 ]

 

GENRE - Comedy

SUBJECT - Pregnancy

 

The awards are listed below!  Congratulations to all of the writers for rising to the challenge and good luck to the Finalists moving on to the 2nd Round of the competition!

 

''Don't Hold Your Breath'' by Sheri Signer - Itís not easy being young.  Itís not easy being single.  Itís not easy being young, single and pregnant.  A brief moment in the life of being big and beautiful, and knowing that peeing publicly is something everyone can join in on.  (Heat Winner Finalist)

''Petals'' by Julie Randolph - A ritual coming-of-age story wherein three friends explore the mysteries of pregnancy and childbirth.  (1st Runner-Up )

''A Simple Matter of Protection'' by William Harris - Dan Detrick, a worker in the quality control lab of a condom manufacturer, must reveal to his 12-year-old daughter what he does for a living. It might be an easier task if she didnít already believe he was a uniform inspector for the National Football League.  (2nd Runner-Up )

''The Gestation Cataclysm'' by J. P. Moore - An epidemic of pregnancies strikes an unaware community.  One man survives the initial plague and sends out a warning to the rest of humanity.   (3rd Runner-Up )

''7th Inning Stretch Mark'' by John Gleckler - During the later days of pregnancy a baseball-loving husband works out his frustrations about his wifeís looks while giving her a foot massage.  (4th Runner-Up )

 

 

Heat

Last Name

First Name

City

State / Province

Country

12

Cantalupo

Ellen

Middletown

NJ

USA

12

Carr

Jonathan

Simi Valley

CA

USA

12

Garrett

Perry

Northridge

CA

USA

12

Gleckler

John

St. Louis

MO

USA

12

Harris

William

Frederick

MD

USA

12

JONES

MATTHEW

MONTREAL

QUEBEC

Canada

12

Kohler

Alan

Northport

MI

USA

12

La Coa

Manassa

Miami

FL

USA

12

Moore

J. P.

Latham

NY

USA

12

Randolph

Julie

Caldwell

NJ

USA

12

Rodriguez

Vanelis

San Juan

PR

Puerto Rico

12

Signer

Sheri

NY

NY

USA

12

Trock

Kathleen

Ferdinand

ID

USA

12

Weber

Courtney

New York

NY

USA

12

wieliczko

Christopher

New York

NY

USA

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
   
   
   
       
   

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