At Christmas, everyone enjoys the thrill of a ghost story. This year, we wanted a science fictional ghostly tale to scare the bejeesus out of us. You did not disappoint. Our judging panel of English students from Edinburgh University were highly impressed by all the submissions, and yes it was hard to choose from them all. […]
A Science Fiction Ghost Story At Christmas, everyone enjoys the thrill of a ghost story. This year, we want a science fictional ghostly tale to scare the bejeesus out of us. You have 1,000 words, starting now. Prizes: £50 for the winning story plus 1 year digital subscription to Shoreline of Infinity. Two runners-up will receive […]
It’s a long shortlist, but everyone here deserves a place! Here are the top 13 stories and writers: The Ardesh – Alex JovanovicBreathers – Ali MahdiThe Microwave Library – David Tam McDonaldThe Knock – Elanor LawrenceSingle Player – Gemma ElliottScreened – IR BoydDaughter of the Trojan Plague – Kat CooksonPeople of the Stars – Mona […]
Cymera, Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing and Shoreline of Infinity, Scotland’s award-winning science fiction magazine are teaming up again to host our short story competition in our quest to discover new writing talent right here in Scotland. 2020 has changed everything, and now more than ever we are looking forward to […]
Announcing the winners of the annual flash fiction competition for 2020!
Announcing the Long List Top 13 stories of the annual flash fiction competition for 2020. This time, we’re looking for science fiction stories to make us laugh.
“Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying ‘End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH’, the paint wouldn’t even have time to dry.” —Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time In Need of a Laugh We’re […]
Winner Simon Fung – Those Who live by the Shawarma Runners-up Emma Levin – Search History Anna Ziegelhof – Dimenso-yarn Ad Copy, draft We’re delighted to announce the winner of the 2019 Shoreline of Infinity Flash Fiction Competition. Simon’s story is a worthy winner – here’s what the judges say: “A great twist on reality – […]
Here we go – the top 8 stories. Congratulations to all listed here. Next stop – 1 winner and 2 runners-up, to be announced at Event Horizon on 12th December. —Noel Chidwick Editor Shoreline of Infinity The Top Eight Simon Fung – Those Who live by the Shawarma Tom High – The Secret Dan Korgan […]
By crikey we’ve had some fun with this collection of stories. This year we chose a different approach to judging. We teamed up with six students of English Literature at Edinburgh University, all of whom took the third-year Reading Science Fiction course. A big thank you goes to this year’s judges: Dodo Charles, Emma Hughes, […]