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Congratulations to our Summer Short Story Contest winners!

The Lucent Dreaming team congratulate our 1st prize winner Peter Burton with his story Tomorrow’s Possibilities and 2nd prize winner Tessa Byars with her story Save the Heart for Last. Their prizes, exclusive Lucent Dreaming merch and Amazon giftcards, have been sent and we look forward to seeing their work in print in our forthcoming issue 2!

Excerpt from Tomorrow’s Possibilities:

George once remarked to a friend: writers cannot create, they can only plagiarise. He was prone to attempting untenable profundities like this, but now, with the morning post in his hand, he had the strange and unfortunate proof that he was right…

 

Excerpt from Save the Heart for Last:

Marina flicked the switch and the shutters rolled up, an unforgiving tide of Aegean sunlight slowly flooding the bedroom…