The origin of the story is quite interesting.
Last Wednesday (27 March), having learned that Everyday Fiction were looking for an April Fools' Day story, I took my notebook with me when I went to watch the Montenegro vs England football match. Just before half time (12:30 am, local time), with the excitement of the match fizzling out, I started writing, having decided that my main character would be named 'April'. The first draft was done by 1:30 am, and I submitted the story at 3:30.
On Saturday the EDF team informed me that my story had been selected. I was helped, I should imagine, by the fact that lighter stories are preferred on a Monday, and April Fools' Day fell on a Monday.
Anyhow, I hope you enjoy my little contribution to what in the Middle East is often called 'Liars' Day'!
Below are links to my Canterbury Tale published by Coscom Entertainment, my most recent Global Short Story Competition winner and my short-listed story for the National newspaper, Abu Dhabi :