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Monday, March 19, 2012

Choc Lit Short Story Competition

Sue Moorcroft and I recently had a very pleasurable time reading the competition entries for the first Choc Lit Short Story Competition.

Congratulations to everybody on the shortlist. It was difficult to choose ten stories because the overall standard of entries was very high. There were quite a few stories which very nearly made it.

Here's the shortlist, in alphabetical order of author:

Chloe Banks, The War of the Last Rolo

Jennifer Bohnet, Paris Can Wait

Debbie Freeman, For the Love of Chocolate

Lara Higgins, On a Night Like This

Geoff Holder, Blood and Chocolate

Laura E James, Bitter Sweet

Lucy Mouland, A Foreign Field

Margaret Mounsden, Black Market

Lucy Oliver, Her Life, in Chocolate

Marilyn Rodwell, Brazilian Dreams

The winner and runner up will be revealed on the 10th April.

1st prize - £200, publication on the Choc Lit website and Choc Lit’s authors corner blog and a box of chocolates from Plush Chocolates.
A runner up will receive £50 and a box of chocolates from Plush Chocolates.

We're hoping to run a second competition in the not-too-distant future, but the theme won't be chocolate next time. What will the theme be, then? Ha, wait and see!


  1. Congratulations to everyone on the shortlist!

  2. Wow! First time I ever made it on a list .... xx

  3. May this be the first of many lists, Marilyn :-)!