have once again allowed their creative minds to open up and expand the Universe
in which they live with short stories that captures one’s emotions through the
everlasting aspect of storytelling.
In this, the
second volume of award winning short stories, the reader is taken on a personal
ride of growth and understanding, then through history both factual and
fictional as they explore each side of two wars. Then fear grabs hold of you
and shakes you with terror before unleashing giggles and out-right laughs.
Those are just a few of the emotions one will experience as they read these 17
short stories from all parts of Texas.
Below are the winners from this year's contest by Genre, Title and Authors name and link.
1st Place - The Bluest Eyes in Texas by Elizabeth Garcia
2nd Place - Tough Love by Jackie Smith
1st Place - John Sleeps by David Hughes
2nd Place - Cheeseburgers by Teresa Trent
1st Place - Cactus Anne by Lorri Allen
2nd Place - Getting Even by Jackie Smith
1st Place - Bluebonnets for Naomi by Teri Metcalf
1st Place - A Diamond in the Rough by Roger S Friedman
2nd Place - Hodge Podge by Teri Metcalf
1st Place - Funny How Things Turn Out by Robert DeLuca
1st Place - Homecoming Queen by Elizabeth Garcia
1st Place - A Private War by Mary Bryan Stafford
1st Place - Todd by Fern Brady
1st Place - Mountain Laurel by Jan Sikes
2nd Place Tie - Dawn of the Angry Guns by Pat Hadock
2nd Place Tie - Gone by Curt Locklear
1st Place - The Last Day by William Harper