Stories by Emily Macdonald

Official Writing Portfolio

Notebook and Pen
 

Published Stories

The stories here have all been published online and/or in anthologies.  I hope you enjoy reading them.

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Wade and other Myths, Legends and Fairytales, Printed Anthology,  Ellipsis Zine

November, 2022

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DUM VIXI TACUI MORTUA DULCE CANO
Flash Fiction, Crow & Cross Keys

Sept, 2022

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Kissing in a Bottle Green Jaguar XJ6, Micro Fiction, Fairfield Scribes

October 2022

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Hangar Straight, Fictive Dream

September 2022

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Pumping at Piha, Free Flash Fiction

September, 2022

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The Sun Still Insists Upon Rising,
Free Flash Fiction

June 2023

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One Little Apple Came Tumbling Down, Roi Fainéant Press

June, 2023

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Diorama of a Better Little Life
Retreat West, Short List Micro Competition.  Theme: Shrink

June 2023

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ANNUS HORRIBILIS AND A BLUE FIAT STRADA
ELLIPSIS ZINE
Flash Fiction

8th July 2022

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SPARKING A REVOLUTION
Amibidextrous Bloodhound Press, Unbroken Journal
Flash Fiction

July 7th 2022

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Plucky Backpackers in the Lynmouth Flood

The Phare

Flash Fiction

June 2022

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You see a bear..
Paragraph Planet
75 word Micro

25th June, 2022

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WHEN THE SCHOOL BELL RINGS GIVING REPRIEVE FROM THE PLAYGROUND GOSSIP
National Flash Fiction Day

June 2022

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Chickens and Ducks
National Flash Fiction Day

June, 2022

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Helping The Words Go Down
National Flash Fiction Day

June 2022

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THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING
National Flash Fiction Day

June, 2022

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WAYS I CAN BECOME FAMOUS IN THE GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS
National Flash Fiction Day

June 2022

Piano Keys

Improvisation
Flash Fiction (music theme)
Syncopation Literary Journal

June 2022

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Disenchantment in Three Recipes
RETREAT WEST Runner-Up - Flash Themed Contest (Forest)

June 2022

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Cashing up with Beryl
Paragraph Planet

5th June 2022

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DELRAILMENT
VIRTUAL ZINE

May 2022

Image by Joel Wyncott

Twelve Etudes

Writers Playground, 4th Place

Short Story Competition - time bound with criteria

May 2022

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The Complaint of the Zalto Crystal Wine Glass,
Bright Flash Literary Review

April 2022

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FORGET ME NOT YOU DOUBLE HEADED TWO FACED PRINCESS
GLOPE SOUP Micro Competition Finalist
Theme - yellow

 March 2022

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The Outhouse at Port Waikato
Reflex Fiction
Longlisted
Flash Fiction

Feb 2022

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The Agnes Riley Memorial Garden,
Virtual Zine
Creative Non-fiction

October 2021

Image by Joe Gomez

Aircooled VW Baja
Runner Up
Retreat West
Flash Fiction Competition Theme Echo

December 2021

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Where the Spiders Were, Hammond House
Shortlisted, Short Story
Theme: Stardust

Feb/March 2022

Image by Mathieu Le Roux

Casting for Bigger Fish in the Sea,

Globe Soup  Micro Competition

Finalist

Theme: Envy

August 2021

Image by Adrian Swancar

Working From Home, Globe Soup
Finalist
Micro Competition, Theme: Sloth

July 2021

Image by Tetiana Bykovets

Regifting 
Winner, Micro Competition,
Theme:Bloom
Retreat West

July 2021

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Stopping The Morris Traveller,
Reflex Fiction
Flash Fiction

May 2021

Image by Sharon McCutcheon

The Stickiness of Ice Rings, Reflex Fiction

May 2021

Image by Sam Warren

Ford Impala, A Car for Grown Men,
Reflex Fiction
Flash Fiction

April 2021

Image by Estée Janssens

Big Boys Don't Cry,
Globe Soup
Winner 7 day Short Story writing challenge
Genre Crime

Feb 2021

 

Emily Macdonald

London UK

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