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Brief Encounters – The Winning Story

We apologise for the delay in announcing the February Short Story Winner due to unavoidable circumstances.

The challenge was: 

1. Pick up a book that you have already read. The book must be a work of fiction.

2. Pick two characters in the book.

3. Write an alternate storyline for the two characters in which they meet as complete strangers and begin to fall in love with each other.

The prize on offer was KES 1000/- and an opportunity to feature on DrumbeatsKE’s FANFIC page.


The judges have finally come to a decision.

The winning story is:

Love is Not Obliged by Ras Mengesha

Following closely is:

The Tree byTina Madowo

Ras Mengesha please contact us at Both Ras and Tina can also contact us at the same email for queries on their stories going up on the DrumbeatsKE website.

Drumbeats is Storymoja’s romance Imprint which is available exclusively in digital format. You can follow DrumbeatsKe on Twitter and on Facebook.



This entry was posted on March 7, 2014 by in Writer's Blog.
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