January 2018 Winners

January 2018 Bloc Buster Contest Results


We had five (5) entries for the January 2018 Bloc Buster Challenge writing contest. The challenge was to use the prompt:

I/he/she turned the key in the lock and opened the door. To my/his/her horror…

The top three stories are listed below:

First Place ($25)What I Hate by J.J. Rushmore

(Note: The author donated the $25 first place prize back to Granbury Writers’ Bloc)

Second PlacePlease Don’t Wear Red Tonight by Alice Marion

(Note: This story was judged to be an example of “fan fiction”. We allowed it because we neglected to exclude this genre in the contest rules. We have modified the contest rules to allow only original works of fiction in the future, specifically prohibiting works of “fan fiction.”)

Third PlaceThe Key by Rebecca Young

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