The myPet Flash Fiction Competition – The Top 12 Long Shortlist

And here we are – the judges have pored through every word of every story, and here is there judgement – the top twelve stories of this year’s flash fiction competition. The brief? Tell us your finest pet based science fiction mini story.

The Top Twelve

Dom P Barlow

Michael Teasdale Cat Planet
Richard Gregson Crawlway

Clint Wastling

Exotic Creatures
Jesse Rowell I Know How This Ends
Hugh Grigg Inner Pet

Nina Wyckoff

Mangy's Adventure
Phil Nicholls Pure Ring Cat

Elizabeth Ryder


Val Timke

The Bluest Hour

Nathan Susnik

The Tan One
Sarah Matthews This Is Not A Dodo

Congratulations to each and every one of you, and thanks to everyone else who sent us a story – we enjoyed them all.

The judges will know gather together, and together will decide the top 3 stories.

The winning story and two runners-up will be published in Shoreline of Infinity 33, to be released officially on 7th December and announced on this website.