My short story, Whatever You Can Pay, which is included in Goodbye and Other Stories, has been awarded an Honorable Mention in the Mainstream/Literary Short Story category of the 85th Annual Writer’s Digest Writing Competition. Among the ten competition categories, there were over 6,000 entries! Oh, the story is described as being about "a strange shop owner seemingly stuck in the past."
Award recipients will be announced in Writer’s Digest ‘s November/December 2016 issue. The magazine’s 85th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection contains the grand prize manuscript as well as the first-place manuscripts in each category, and lists the names and titles of works for the top 10 in each category and the names of Honorable Mention winners. The Competition Collection will be published in November 2016 and will be available for purchase from www.writersdigestshop.com in early 2017.