Awards / Comps

Best Horror: "The Surgeon"

Best Horror: “The Surgeon”

“The Surgeon”, by Sam Stephens, has won the Best Realistic Horror award from The Australian Literature Review. Details of this award are listed here: AusLit Best Horror As part of the prize, Sam recieved a voucher from Angus & Robertson (which he quickly squandered on books and Sony Reader accessories), and feedback from Australian author, JJ […]

Best Short Fiction: "Daddy"

Best Short Fiction: “Daddy”

“Daddy”, by Sam Stephens has been awarded first place in the Australian Literature Review short fiction competition. You can read more about the competition here: AusLit Short Fiction Award “Daddy” is a short story by Sam Stephens that digs deep into the psyche of a father trying his best to support his drunk wife, and […]

Best Chapter: James Patterson's "Airborne"

Best Chapter: James Patterson’s “Airborne”

James Patterson personally selected Sam Stephens’ chapter in “Airborne” as his personal favourite, and the over-all winner in the Chain Thriller competition and project.   Comments from James Patterson: “Picking a winning chapter was tough as there is some very commendable writing in AirBorne. I chose Sam Stephens’ chapter 17 as my favorite for a […]

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