Fiction in a Nutshell

First Place

Jonah (and friend)
Recently we asked our readers—those with an active imagination and a knack for writing—to put their creative juices to work in The Acorn’s annual Fiction in a Nutshell contest. The response was gratifying, as 75 entries were submitted. The stories, limited to 100 words, covered a wide range of topics: science fiction, romance, comedy and adventure. We had animals, emotions, danger and despair—and several surprise endings that left us howling. Somewhere there’s a novel out ther...

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