21-24 OCTOBER 2016

PROMPT: I can't leave her now. She's already gone.

 

Congratulations to our Fiction War Fall Champion Christina Grant, Finalists, Honorable Mentions, and to every Fiction Warrior.

 

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Finalists

The Carrier

First Book of Lasts

The Mother

Cherished

Cloister

Whirlwind

Lemures

Waiting Room

Acts of Leaving

High Above, the Crown of Stone

Transplant

The Hunter

Gordian

Catalyst

Susan's Gone

 

Hon. Men.
A Room Filled With Angels

A Shattering

Gone

Stardust

Clarity

 

.975–.999

Piping

Ascension

The Other Girl

Comatose

Mutabilis

 

.950–.974

Becoming Present

Dissonance Stirs

Comfort and Decoy

Letting Go

China

The Meteor Shower

The New Economy

 

.900–.949

The Contest

Eta Carinae

Charming

Grave Memories

For Richer, For Poorer

Marianna

In The Block

Fractured Reflections

Moot Point

Letting Go, Reaching Out

Ghostbloom

It Hurts My Heart

Into the Darkness

Still Jazz

The Opening Act

The Last Days of Summer

No Place Like Home

Miss Vera

The Brain Storm

 

.800–.899

Sticky

Infectious Personality

Pills

The Thrill of the Chase

The Rose Tower

Already Gone

The Loss of Magdalene’s Star

Death of a Goddess

Encroachment

She’s Already Gone

My Narcissistic Mother

Together and Alone

Rescue

Uniquely Us

Lorelei

The Rescue

Journey and Jorge

Among the Metal People

Space, Adventure, and Lithium Mining?

Decisions, Decisions

Too Late

Roommates

 

.750–.799

The Terrible Ifs Accumulate

Abscission

Dream Girl

Replay

Alternative History

Rising Son

The Woods

Still Missing

Constellations

Swan song

The Meeting

The Flickering Light and The Moth

The Keli I Knew

The Light Inside

Beard Magic

Farm Animal

Jennifer

The Price of Right

Farewell Fate

Just One More

Whisper Words of Wisdom

Those Who Leave

Silent Heart

The Summer Holiday

Déjà Vu

The Dance

The Barrow Witch

Light Keepers

Mistakes

Metalhead

Father of the Year

Fae Morna

Pumpkin

Alicia

Memories

The 3.10 to Accidental Enlightenment

 

.749 and below are not listed.
Works within each score range

are in the order of submission.

Fiction War Magazine is a quarterly independent literary journal published by Wolvesburrow Productions, Chicago.