Other worlds

I find writing cathartic. It’s a cliche, I know.

Writing lets me explore places and people and things and themes and all manner of stuff I am curious about. And I’m a very curious girl. Some would say  nosy; I prefer curious.

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All words on this site ©Lauren McMenemy

 

Fiction 2014

On the Market
Romantic comedy
1000 words
Written for NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Competition 2014 round 1

Pressed
Romance
2500 words
Written for NYC Midnight Short Story Competition 2014 round 1

Fiction 2013

Before
Romance
2400 words
Written for NYC Midnight Short Story Competition 2013 round 1

Fiction 2012

Colonists
Unexpected fairy tale
344 words
Written for Once Upon a Time Writing Contest

Jonny be good
Open genre
1000 words
Written for the NYC Midnight Short Story competition round 3 (final)

Hallo-frickin-ween
Scifi
1500 words
Written for the NYC Midnight Short Story competition round 2

Devil Child
Mystery
2500 words
Written for the NYC Midnight Short Story competition round 1

Fiction 2011

The Dispossessed
Horror
1000 words
Written for the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction competition round 2

The Dying Days of Summer
Open genre
1000 words
Written for the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction competition round 1, story 2

Evelyn vs the World
Comedy
1000 words
Written for the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction competition round 1, story 1

For all time, dear friend
Horror
2500 words
Written for the final of the NYC Midnight Short Story competition

Would you take a look at this, darl?
Mystery
2500 words
Written for the final of the NYC Midnight Short Story competition

Fiction 2010

Funny Picture Books
Romance
1000 words
Written for the second round of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge

Oodnadatta
Horror
1000 words
Written for the second round of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge

Puppies
Child narrator
Written for the child narrator class of the Advanced Creative Writing course at the London School of Journalism

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