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Winners of Accentuate Writers Short Story Competition With Vengeance Theme

woman short story readingTEXAS, USA -Twin Trinity Media, part of the Accentuate FAMILY of Author Services, announces the winners of the Accentuate Writers Short Story Contest with the theme “Vengeance”. Writers competed to obtain a coveted place in the Expressions of Passion anthology, including a royalty contract, cash and merchandise prizes.

Joan H. Young won first place in the contest with her entry, The Third Person. Other short story winners included Vengeance is Mine, by Camden Eastman, and The Best Revenge, by Nancy Smith Gibson; .

Three poems also earned places in the Expressions of Passion anthology. These were Showdown, by Lisa Lee Smith; They Aren’t Like the Rest of Us, by Carol Ayer; and Dinner with a Vengeance, by Lisa Lee Smith.

Two stories were chosen to have their stories available for digital download on the website. These were Missing Parts, by M. Lori Motley, and Bloody Sheets, by  Jenny Corvette.

Contestants’ submissions were judged on use of theme, adherence to submission guidelines and quality of the story and writing. The Accentuate Writers Short Story Anthology and Poetry Contests, now in their third year, give writers an opportunity to obtain critiques, a chance to win cash and merchandise prizes and a publishing contract. Anyone is eligible to enter the contests, but only the best work is included in the Accentuate Writers Anthologies.

The 2010 themes are part of the Expressions Series of anthologies for TTM, and the 2009 themes are part of the Elements Series of anthologies. For more information about the themes, entry guidelines and prizes, visit the Accentuate Writers Forum at For more information on purchasing the books, visit the Twin Trinity Media website at

About Twin Trinity Media:

Twin Trinity Media is the media and publishing arm of the Accentuate FAMILY of Author Services. Accentuate Services has been in business for over fourteen years and is dedicated to providing services to authors, from publishing consulting to editing and writing coaching. Other ventures that are part of the Accentuate FAMILY of Author Services include Unsent Letters, Recipes & Recovery, Passionate Pens, and the Accentuate Writers Forum, with other projects in the works. Visit the website at

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