Congratulations... The Twisted50 vol 2 winners are...

Congratulations to the fifty writers and their stories to be included in Twisted50 volume 2.


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They are, and in no particular order…


Murmuration by Les Grice
Ingrowing by Andy Perry
The Monthly Meal by Gordon Slack
Market Research    by Richie Brown
Stratagem by Phil Town
Cassandra's Beasts by Maryna Gaidar
Mumma Says by Hillier Townsend

Ring fingers by lewis rice
Repeater by Steve Pool
No Waste by TR Guest
Mummy-Molly Pudding Club by Stephanie Hutton
Trauma One by Maggie Innes
Me Again by Scott Merrow
A Killer Evening by Chris Jeal
Rumour has it... by Jacky Dahlhaus
Super Nits  by Lucy V Hay
Delayed Departure by Bruce Thomas
Tilly and Tom go Trick or Treating by Ben Marshall
The Rookery by Nick Yates
The Violin Case by Jane Badrock
Dead Comedians by Simon Cluett
Anglerfish by Lee Betteridge
Caring For Mother by Karen Davison
For the Record by Ricardo Bravo
Black Ink by Peter Hackshaw
Deviance by Eileen Wilson
One Step, Two Step by Kendall Castor-Perry
Count to ten by Dean Marriner
Tunnel by Mark Walker
Exquisite by Phil Chard
A night with Lucille Hogweed by Milethia Thomas
WORMS by Emma Pullar
Overlooked by Tom Nolan
Pot Holing by Rachael Howard
The Art is Absent by Leo Robertson
Gramma's Issues by Ann Richardson
Brain Drain by Lee Burgess
Ice Cream Van by Jessica Brown
The Remains by Suzi Finlay
Knucklebone Blues by Matt George Lovett
The Four by Nick Twyford
The Azrael by Juliet Sneed
Wholesale Flesh Club by Melissa Szydlek
Target by Dee Chilton
Saignant by Fiona Hunnisett
Distant Percussion by Freya Eden-Ellis
The Anniversary by Robbie Mori
Tinder by Fiona Leitch
Drink To Forget by Madeleine Swann
Teddy by Paul Shearer

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Comments: 42
  • #1

    TR Guest (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:09)

    Thank you so much! This is amazing news and I'm delighted. Thanks for such a great initiative - and thanks to all the writers who took part

  • #2

    Rita Wheeler (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:11)

    Well done everyone! I shall look forward to reading it.

  • #3

    Jacky Dahlhaus (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:14)

    OMG! OMG! OMG! I'm so excited! Well done to everybody as your stories are awesome!

  • #4

    Mark Walker (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:16)

    Incredibly stoked to be part of this with so many great writers and wonderful stories. Congratulations to everyone who got in and took part!

  • #5

    Eileen Wilson (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:16)

    Thanks ever so much for including me. You've cheered up my Monday. Every writer who took part is a winner as we've all inspired each other.

  • #6

    Elinor Perry-Smith (Monday, 20 November 2017)

    Bloody well done everyone!

  • #7

    Ricardo Bravo (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:17)

    OMG. I can't believe it! Seeing my name on the list is just... surreal. I can't thank you enough for this opportunity and confidence boost. Congrats to all winners and to all participants.

  • #8

    Jane Badrock (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:18)


  • #9

    Freya Eden-Ellis (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:18)

    Woohoo! This has made my day, thank you so much. Congratulations to everyone, all the stories are fantastic and I'm so excited to be involved in this project.

  • #10

    Lewis (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:25)

    Well done every one involved.

  • #11

    Leo Robertson (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:35)

    Congrats to everyone! Super excited to see my story in this list. The competition was tough, so many talented people submitted. I hope everyone on the list or otherwise is proud of their effort!

  • #12

    Tom Nolan (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:47)

    I'm amazed you lot can be so coherent so soon. The best I can manage is, Yay!

  • #13

    Sheila McGill (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:53)

    Yey! Well done every one. Brilliant comp all round. (Is it me - are there only 43 finalists for Twisted 50 - 2)? Whether in or not keep writing. looking forward to Twisted 3 �

  • #14

    Nick (Monday, 20 November 2017 13:58)

    Awesome. Can’t wait to read this book from cover to cover, twice! Congratulations all.

  • #15

    Stephanie Wessell (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:00)

    Hey, so great to see some good writing pals on this list! Huge congratulations to everyone - it's a brilliant ride, enjoy it!

  • #16

    Ben Marshall (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:07)

    Feeling awesome to make the cut. Well done to everyone and can't wait for the launch. Thanks Create50!

  • #17

    Lee Betteridge (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:13)

    So pleased to have made the list! Well done everyone.

  • #18

    K. Whelan (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:24)

    Sheila McGill is right. THere are only 43 stories on the list, not 50...

  • #19

    Nick Jackson (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:25)

    Well done, everybody!

  • #20

    Claire rye (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:47)

    I am so looking forward to meeting this book in the flesh !

  • #21

    Rachael Howard (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:48)

    Delighted. Pleased to see so many writing buddies on the list.

  • #22

    Alison Clapham (Monday, 20 November 2017 14:50)

    Well done all! Looking forward to seeing it in print!

  • #23

    Marina Gaidar (Monday, 20 November 2017 15:36)

    Congrats everyone! You can't see it but I'm jumping all over the place right now!))

  • #24

    Andy Perry (Monday, 20 November 2017 15:39)

    I checked at 12pm and saw I wasn't in (never thought to count whether 50 names were listed). Have just come back to say 'Well done' to everyone and saw my name in the list...!

    Talk about a Topsy-Turvy emotional few hours!

    Here's to website glitches and a big "Well done" to everyone!

  • #25

    Gary Curtis (Monday, 20 November 2017 15:40)

    Congratulations to all the winners!

  • #26

    Dean marriner (Monday, 20 November 2017 15:44)

    Wow! That’s amazing thanks so much for the support.

  • #27

    Robbie Mori (Monday, 20 November 2017 16:20)

    So incredibly proud and happy to be part of this. Thank you for the opportunity !

  • #28

    Gordon Slack (Monday, 20 November 2017 16:27)

    Wow. I've won. What an honour given the quality of the stories.
    Congrats to the winners, commiserations to those not in the 50 but keep on going whatever.
    I now need to go and sit down for a while.

  • #29

    Doug van der Walt (Monday, 20 November 2017 16:37)

    A grand achievement, cheers to everyone

  • #30

    Fiona Hunnisett (Monday, 20 November 2017 17:52)

    So chuffed to be on this list with so many other writers I know. Congratulations everyone!

  • #31

    Howard Ellison (Monday, 20 November 2017 17:54)

    Heady stuff! Well done folks - the standard is so very high.

  • #32

    les grice (Monday, 20 November 2017 17:59)

    Well done to those chosen, commiserations to those that did not....this time.....but, stay on the bus!!

  • #33

    Steve Pool (Monday, 20 November 2017 18:35)

    Congratulations to everyone! So many great stories, whether they made the book or not. Everyone who is a part of Create50 has been a real contributor to the creation of excellent storytelling. So glad to share in that.

  • #34

    Dee Chilton (Monday, 20 November 2017 18:49)

    Congratulations to all the selected #Writers. Commiserations to those not selected. Not making the cut this time doesn't mean your #writing is bad. Keep the faith and keep creating more of the great stuff you already do!

  • #35

    Karen Davison (Monday, 20 November 2017 19:49)

    Congratulations to everyone who took part. It couldn't have been easy choosing just 50 stories, so much talent. I'm thrilled to be included, thank you!

  • #36

    Helen Lloyd (Monday, 20 November 2017 20:18)

    Lovely to see so many familiar names in T50 vol 2. Congratulations to you all. Particularly good to see that one of the narrators from the audiobook of T50 Vol 1 has a story she wrote in Volume 2. Well done everyone.

  • #37

    Phil Town (Monday, 20 November 2017 20:38)

    Really chuffed about this.
    Congratulations to everyone!

  • #38

    chris (Monday, 20 November 2017 23:03)

    Congratulations to all of you! There are some really fine pieces of work here.

  • #39

    Matt George Lovett (Wednesday, 22 November 2017 01:44)

    Shout out to Sutter Cane

  • #40

    Jess (Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:37)

    Well done all, looking forward to Vol. 2 release and psyched to be a part of both books!

  • #41

    Simon Cluett (Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:42)

    Is there an update on Vol 2? Not heard anything for a while.

  • #42

    Chris jones (Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:58)

    Yes we are on it and aiming for a summer launch and release. We should be firming up this month. Right now we are all focussed on Impact50 too.