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Chris Jones // Team Leader

Create50 founder, author, filmmaker and directors of LondonSWF and TEDxEaling

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Cristina Palmer Romero // Editor and Director

Co-ordinating all your deliciously dark tales and loving every moment of it.

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Elinor Perry-Smith // Production and Reading

Looking forward to digging her teeth into the warm flesh of ‘Twisted’.


Stories beginning with the letter L

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LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE LEGENDARY LUCRECIA LAMONT Draft 4 by Bob Canning written for The Impact:50 // Sometimes stars and asteroids just don't mix.

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LAMBORGHINI Draft 2 by Philip Dorr written for The Impact:50 // He always wanted to own one ... to pick up chicks... to impress the dudes... to live the life... and now he gets his chance.

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LAMP LIGHT Draft 3 by Peter Field written for The Impact:50 // There's still one last moment for a man and a woman to rage against the dying of the light.

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LAST EMBRACE Draft 1 by Philip Martin written for The Impact:50 // A couple are hours apart, can they meet before time runs out?

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LAST NIGHT Draft 1 by Ken Williams written for The Impact:50 // Joanie and Roger have different plans about where to spend their last few hours.

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LAST ONE OUT SWITCH OFF THE LIGHTS Draft 1 by Shirley Day written for Twisted50 // When desires for fuel obscures all else, harsh consequences have to be faced.

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LAST ORDER Draft 3 by Lynda Kennedy written for The Impact:50 // A cafe owner takes her break with her late husband.

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LAST ORDERS Draft 3 by Peppy Barlow written for The Impact:50 // Will there be a pub on the other side?

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LAST RIDE Draft 3 by Kathleen Wentworth written for The Impact:50 // A rider prepares her panicked steed for one last ride.

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LAST WORDS Draft 2 by Alexis Howell-Jones written for The Impact:50 // The last message from a dead planet echoes through the Cosmos.

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LATE JUSTICE Draft 1 by Martin Kruk written for The Impact:50 // A Human Trafficking detective does what she should have done a long time ago.

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LIVE, JOSH Draft 3 by John Fulthorpe written for The Impact:50 // With the end of the world imminent, Josh finally begins to live.

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LOVE Draft 1 by Nikki Lloyd written for The Impact:50 // A couple put their parental love to the ultimate test.

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Lab Mates Draft 2 by Katherine Middleton written for The Impact:50 // At the end of the world, a solitary scientist discovers he's not really alone.

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Lads on Tour, Lads on Tour, Lads on Tour Draft 3 by Simon Broadbent written for The Impact:50 // We should really do this more often.

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Ladykiller Draft 1 by Lily Smith written for Twisted50 // Picking up a stranger in a bar can be more than just socially awkward.

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Lament Draft 3 by Adam Frith written for The Impact:50 // A madman seeks redemption at the end of the world.

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Last Call Draft 4 by Edwina Tyrrell written for The Impact:50 // A women’s patience is tested as she tries to contact her missing daughter whilst caring her over bearing mother.

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Last Call Draft 1 by Jeremy Parkinson written for The Impact:50 // Remember that ex whose heart you broke? The world's about to end, so now would be a great time to reconnect. Obviously.

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Last Chance Draft 1 by Nick Grills written for 50 Kisses // Martin overplans when asking his secret crush out - but her answer encourages him to calm down

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Last Chance Draft 2 by Beth Warin written for The Impact:50 // A office lackey desperately wants to spend his last hours with the woman he loves

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Last Chance Draft 4 by Jacqueline Jager written for The Impact:50 // When Jennifer hears the horrible news she knows it´s her last chance to hear Mum say she loves her. But will she?

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Last Chance Dance Draft 2 by Guy Mannerings written for 50 Moments // A geek takes his last chance with the most popular girl in school.

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Last Chance Diner Draft 1 by Kerry Dye written for The Impact:50 // After 20 years of blueberry pie, Earl has something to say.

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Last Chance Retribution Draft 2 by Julian McLeod written for The Impact:50 // With time running out, Martin is inspired to seek revenge against those who have wronged him.

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Last Dance Draft 2 by Brenda Young written for The Impact:50 // Josh and Megan prefer to spend their last time together dancing on the beach

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Last Day At The Office Draft 3 by Sally Brockway written for The Impact:50 // Two work colleagues throw caution to the wind - and then wish they hadn't.

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Last Ditch Draft 1 by Lewis Wooller written for The Impact:50 // Powerless in a global situation, what lengths will ordinary people go to in order to regain control in their own minds?

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Last Highway Draft 3 by Mark Hampton written for The Impact:50 // Boy racers prepare for the ultimate drive, but who gets to take the wheel?

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Last Hit Draft 4 by Carly Godfrey-Bridger written for The Impact:50 // Tommy scores his last hit...but then has to make a tough choice.

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Last Honour Draft 3 by Ryan Harris written for The Impact:50 // Decades of honour, Why let a rock take it?

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Last Hope Draft 1 by Shaffique Jamal written for The Impact:50 // An airforce pilot takes to the skies in a last-ditch attempt for civilisation to survive.

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Last Kiss Draft 3 by Stephen Deas written for The Impact:50 // For some, the only way to go is with a view

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Last Laugh Draft 2 by Tyler Magruder written for The Impact:50 // Tony's gig at the comedy club unexpectedly becomes a smash hit.

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Last Man Draft 3 by Fiona Hunnisett written for The Impact:50 // At least, one astronaut still has hope (!)

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Last Men Standing Draft 1 by Nicola Pittam written for The Impact:50 // As an asteroid destroys earth, a group of astronauts on the international space station orbiting earth realise they are the last of the human race.....

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Last One Home Draft 3 by Haya Husseini written for The Impact:50 // Two Syrian refugees cross a dangerous border for a last chance to return home.

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Last Orders Draft 1 by Luke Roulstone written for The Impact:50 // All Patrick wanted was one last drink before the impending apocalypse

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Last Orders Draft 1 by Ruth O'Donnell written for The Impact:50 // Drinking to forget the end of the world

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Last Park and Testimony Draft 2 by Annette Ward written for The Impact:50 // Nothing left to do for four students. Or is there?

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Last Post Draft 2 by Stuart White written for The Impact:50 // When duty calls.

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Last Respite Draft 2 by Bas Geelen written for The Impact:50 // In the final moments leading up to the inevitable a reclusive man comes to terms with his past.

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Last Response Draft 3 by Mack Escobedo written for The Impact:50 // Love Sees No End

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Last Rites Draft 2 Draft 2 by Fiona Woof written for The Impact:50 // Three stoners make the lethal mistake of watching the asteroid 'fireworks' from the roof of their building.

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Last Run Draft 3 by Simone Linke written for The Impact:50 // A cancer survivor is finally back on her feet when she learns about the asteroid.

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Last Sacrament Draft 1 by TJ Couch written for The Impact:50 // A prostitute strikes one last deal with a curious priest for a chance at redemption.

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Last Thing I Ever Do Draft 1 by zeferino villlarreal written for The Impact:50 // A neighbor with a longstanding grudge discovers nobody deserves to die alone.

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Last Words Draft 2 by Ryan Folmsbee written for The Impact:50 // Steven decides to spend his last few hours with his mother.

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Last XO on Earth Draft 2 by Chris Macca written for The Impact:50 // The last moments of loves young dream..

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Last of humanity Draft 4 by Craig Miles written for The Impact:50 // Looking down on a world about to die.

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Last of the Chickens Draft 1 by Helen Brady written for Twisted50 // William is fourteen, he thinks he aught to be a man - then something happens that makes him understand what that means.

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Last wish Draft 1 by Michiel Dolman written for The Impact:50 // What would you do when the world is about to be terminated?

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Late Atonement Draft 1 by Larry Rosemann written for The Impact:50 // A sheriff delivers redemption in the face of death.

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Late Request Draft 2 by Phil Peel written for 50 Moments // A man awakes to find a strange woman looking down at him.

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Late in the Day with Burton Jay! Draft 2 by Simon Schneider written for The Impact:50 // On his last ever newscast Burton has some things he'd like to get off his chest.

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Laugh Out Loud Draft 3 by Alexander Arthur written for The Impact:50 // With minutes left to die, a determined man tries to save the life of an insect he accidentally crushes just as he strives to come to terms with the reality of death.

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Lawrence Draft 2 by Milethia Thomas written for 50 Moments // Some friendships are meant to last a lifetime.

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Leargaidh Draft 2 by Matt George Lovett written for The Impact:50 // Word travels slowly in the windswept highlands

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Leaving The Party Early Draft 2 by Graham Rhodes written for The Impact:50 // He said when she left it would be the end of the world....

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Left Behind Draft 1 by Alexander Lynch written for The Impact:50 // Leaving to meet their doom some family members are left behind

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Legacy Draft 2 by Patricia Semler written for The Impact:50 // Archivists hustle to finish their preservation of world knowledge for future discovery.

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Legend Has It Draft 3 by Rebecca Todd written for The Impact:50 // We'll all be legends some day

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Lesser Beings Draft 1 by Diann Beck written for Twisted50 // A staff member of a law firm run by attorneys who see others as Lesser Beings executes a reckoning.

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Let Me In Draft 1 by Chris Vanderhorst written for Twisted50 // A woman comes to term with her age.

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Let Me Tell You Something Draft 3 by Tamsin Meddings written for The Impact:50 // For an older couple, news of the meteor prompts a revelation.

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Let The Good Times Roll Draft 3 by Lutz Geiger written for The Impact:50 // The imminent impact of an asteroid helps an elderly couple to find their youth again

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Let Them Eat Cake 2nd draft Draft 2 by Thecla Schreuders written for The Impact:50 // As the end of the world nears, Consuela, a downtrodden maid, throws a lavish party for her friends, to her employer's dismay

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Let's See Where We Wake Up Tomorrow Draft 2 by Gwen Grynfeld written for The Impact:50 // Everything they know is about to end, but will this couple be able to resolve their differences before it's too late?

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Let's go home now Draft 2 by Philip Trickett written for Twisted50 // Breaking up can sometimes be painful.

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Lets Face The Music Draft 2 by Richard Paul Wheildon written for The Impact:50 // When faced with a dignified end the old folks at Shady Acres decide that they know what's best for them.

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Letters Draft 2 by Magdalena Herfurtner written for The Impact:50 // A woman has to tear down her walls after her plans of suicide are confounded.

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Letting Go Draft 3 by Sandra Ahola written for The Impact:50 // Sara can't let go of her need to make everything perfect.

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Lie-draft-one-Liz-Cooper-pdf Draft 1 by Liz Cooper written for The Impact:50 // As the end approaches, a vicar struggles with her loss of faith.

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Life Draft 1 by Julie Pedersen written for The Impact:50 // A man, his pregnant wife, and a nurse race against time to bring the last child into the world.

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Life Draft 1 by Keith Watson written for The Impact:50 // Now that the World's about to end, she finally realises that there should be more to life than work.

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Life Is Unfair Draft 2 by Stuart Creque written for The Impact:50 // A man is on his own for the end of the world. But the impending disaster isn't what's bothering him.

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Life Meets Death Draft 2 by Roscoe Kleinloog written for The Impact:50 // A couple are in dire search for help as the mother is about to give birth, they go to a hospital only to be met with a nurse helping another pregnant couple.

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Life Story Draft 3 by David Bryant written for The Impact:50 // A showdown at the end of the world as pregnant Jane is confronted by her violent ex lover Martin.

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Life Support Draft 2 Draft 2 by JoAnne Strickland written for The Impact:50 // A revived last minute love affair turns into a mercy killing

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Life and Death Draft 1 by Adite Banerjie written for The Impact:50 // A doctor brings a new life to earth and staves off death for a few moments.

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Life is a roller coaster Draft 3 by Nuh Kerem Pilavci written for The Impact:50 // Little Osman sees a roller coaster for the first time in his life...

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Life's A Beach Draft 1 by Rachel Welch written for The Impact:50 // Sleeping through can sometimes be very inconvenient

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Life's A Bitch Draft 3 by Mark Gee written for The Impact:50 // A Homeless Man and a Chef Bond as the World Ends

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Life's So Short Draft 4 by michele florea written for The Impact:50 // A woman alone by choice, her neighbor deserted by his family, and an asteroid to help set things right.

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Life's Work Draft 4 by Paul Sheeky written for The Impact:50 // You know that big project you've been working on for years? It's not much use anymore...

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Lifeboat Mars Draft 1 by Steven Harris Anzelowitz written for The Impact:50 // A skeleton crew gets aboard a Mars Colonial Transport and heads for the Red planet

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Lifelong Draft 2 by Evan Marlowe written for The Impact:50 // A couple reminisce about their years together.

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Light Amongst Darkness Draft 1 by Miro Caminade written for The Impact:50 // Can Henry battle his demons

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Like Always Draft 3 by David Keeling written for The Impact:50 // An elderly Russian lady has lived through too many doomsdays to believe in this one, much to her son's frustration

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Like Mother, Like Daughter Draft 3 by Steve Ince written for Twisted50 // When bunking off school and hiding out in her tree-house, Nicola Jane spots a strange creature and grabs a home-made spear...

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Lilies and Roses Draft 3 by Kathryn Hollingworth written for The Impact:50 // James and Louise are determined not to let unexpected circumstances have a negative impact on their special day.

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Lily Draft 2 by Bridget Burgoyne written for The Impact:50 // A young woman defends her friend.

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Listen Up If You Love Me Draft 1 by Jodi Lustig written for The Impact:50 // Communication is everything in a relationship, especially when the sky is falling.

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Little Girl Crying Draft 2 by Stuart White written for Twisted50 // The blackness is absolute. The voice is real.

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Little Lucy Comes To Visit Draft 2 by Haley Richmond written for Twisted50 // A little girl who lives in the bayous of Louisiana, makes an interesting new friend.

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Little Old Lady from Pasadena Draft 1 by Stuart White written for Twisted50 // 'And everybody's sayin' that there's nobody meaner'

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Little Red Riding Hood, Or, A Case of Necessity Draft 1 by Stacy Schonhardt written for Twisted50 // A woman wolfishly delights in the assistance and company of an older lady during a winter storm.

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Little Rocket Man Draft 2 by Toby Norways written for The Impact:50 // A young boy finds a novel way of rescuing his dysfunctional family

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Live Alone. Die Alone Draft 3 by Jenna Hurles written for The Impact:50 // A homeless man teaches a young professional man about the reality of loneliness

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Live Like a Donkey Die Like a Lion Draft 1 by melissa woodside written for The Impact:50 // A man is determined to plant seeds of consciousness into mother Earth until his very last breath.

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Live Like a Donkey Die Like a Lion Draft 1 by melissa woodside written for The Impact:50 // A man is determined to plant seeds of consciousness into mother Earth until his very last breath.

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Live/Die/Live Draft 3 by John Cronin written for The Impact:50 // On a planet where no one has a choice, one man thinks he does.

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Living Draft 1 by Steve Sasaki written for The Impact:50 // He followed all the rules and lost, until now.

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LockJaw Hill Draft 2 by Stuart White written for The Impact:50 // A love that dare now speak its name.

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Lolitasaurus Draft 1 by Richard Craven written for Twisted50 // Twisted phenomenology of deranged psychopath, released from secure hospital due to administrative oversight.

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Lonely Heart Draft 1 by Mark Jones written for 50 Kisses // In the Zombie apocalypse, nothing says I love you like eating the heart of your true love.

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Long Lost Draft 3 by Halida Abbaro written for The Impact:50 // A thief makes eleventh hour amends...only to find out he lost much more than his victims.

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Long Wait Over Draft 3 by Amanda Stonham written for The Impact:50 // An elderly lady wants to join her family

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Long shot Draft 3 by Patricia Semler written for The Impact:50 // A last chance for the human race means taking the ISS to Mars.

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Looking Glass Draft 2 by Steve Pool written for Twisted50 // Lucille learns how hard it is to trust the words of a mirror that keeps looking at other girls...

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Looks Like Rain Draft 3 by Paul Draper written for The Impact:50 // It's not good to be without cake when the weather turns.

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Loopy Draft 3 by Barry Hood written for The Impact:50 // The writers wife tears her hair out

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Loose End Draft 2 by Louis Ackerman written for The Impact:50 // An old man struggles to get out of hospital and find a way home.

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Lord Angel's Confession Draft 3 by Nicole Robb written for Twisted50 // A mentally ill man faces his inner demons while following the commands of God

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Lord of the Suds Draft 2 by Christopher Stanley written for Twisted50 vol 2 // It wasn't just boredom that was stopping Gavin from doing the dishes

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Lost Connection Draft 3 by Andrew Kevin Fawn written for The Impact:50 // A maintenance worker fixes a mobile phone terminal allowing thousands to make their last calls. However, in doing so he misses his last chance to get home.

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Lost in Space Draft 2 by Lex de Vroomen written for The Impact:50 // Three astronauts in space, gets a video call about the situation on earth.

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Love Draft 1 by Rob Burke written for 50 Kisses // A man on a bus receives a powerful valentine from a little girl.

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Love Letters Draft 1 by Sue Whitting written for 50 Kisses // Does our heroine need glasses to find love?

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Love Thy Neighbour Draft 2 by Sean Cresswell written for The Impact:50 // Two best mates befriend young boy.

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Love You Draft 1 by Deva Palmier written for The Impact:50 // At the end of the world, all Jon wants to do is to have a pee.

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Love's Unfair Draft 3 by Louise Farrell written for Twisted50 // Your first love will always remain

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Loved Ones Draft 2 by Sam Kurd written for The Impact:50 // An elderly man spends the last of his time with his loved ones.

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Loverman Draft 2 by Aleksandra Smiljanic written for Twisted50 // Would you be her Loverman?

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Lu Lu Please Stop Screaming Draft 3 by Anthony Samangy written for The Impact:50 // No one is coming to help.

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Lucky Draft 3 by Diann Beck written for The Impact:50 // A desparate father seeks to retrieve his little daughter's puppy so she can sleep in peace.

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Lucky For Some Draft 2 by Danielle Wager written for The Impact:50 // A suicidal man thinks this must be his lucky day.

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Lucky Star Draft 3 by Mikhail Zislis written for The Impact:50 // A cancer patient in remission is spending his retirement fishing in the middle of the Atlantic when a thrilling alert comes in.

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Lullaby Draft 4 by Jane Hamer written for The Impact:50 // For one woman, news of the impact is like a gift sent from God.

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Lullaby Draft 2 by Victoria and Amy Howell written for The Impact:50 // A family face the end together

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Lullaby To Humanity Draft 1 by Valeriya Ordinartseva written for The Impact:50 // At the end of all days two childfree men are desperate to fulfill their newly discovered parental instinct.

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Lunchtime Draft 1 by Phil Charles written for 50 Kisses // A shy security guard tries to pluck up the courage to ask out the sandwich man of his dreams.