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First International Homeopathy Short Story Contest Winners!

darcy coates
Written by Alan V. Schmukler

First International Homeopathy Short Story Contest Winners!

The First International Homeopathy Short Story Contest, organized by Hpathy.com, is concluded and we’re announcing the winners! The selection was not easy, as there were many worthy stories. The first prize goes to Darcy Coates, for The Passing Hour, which appears in this issue. Some other stories will follow in coming months. Everyone who entered the contest should feel proud for taking up the challenge and helping to create a new genre. We hope this project will inspire even more stories. These tales will be read around the world, entertaining people and informing them about homeopathy. As you will see, the writing is original, creative and compelling.

Here are our winners!

1st Prize    Darcy Coates – The Passing Hour

2nd Prize   Dimple Kirpalani Life and Times 


 3rd Prize  Harleen Kaur Love, Life & … Homeopathy

Rubén Fernández  – The Promise

Vatsala Sperling  – The Snake Dance 

 Lorri Anderson  – Into the After

Runners up


1. Amit Karkare  – Let There Be Light

2. B. Lane – The Girl Who Laughed

3. Allyson McQuinn Resonant Kinship

4. Vinton McCabe – As If the Weight of the World 

         Vinton McCabe

5. Kate Lincoln  – The Eighth Cup


6. Alison Bastien – People Who Read Obituaries


7. Elizabeth Van Gulick – Wide Asleep

     Elizabeth Van Gulick

8. Nigel Brown –  The Shaman and the Shambhalist


9. Glenis Paulette  – The Year of the Snake

10.  Jyoti Wind – The Fontainebleau



Congratulations to all our winners!

Complete Dynamics

Our top 16 winners will receive these prizes from Complete Dynamics. The Complete Dynamics Practitioner Edition is amazing homeopathy software that contains the Complete Repertory plus modules for Case Management, Analysis and Materia Medica.

1st Prize : Lifetime license of Complete Dynamics.

2nd Prize : Ipad license of Complete Dynamics plus Five-year license of Complete Dynamics.

3rd Prize : Five-year license of Complete Dynamics.

Runners up : One-year license of Complete Dynamics.

About the author

Alan V. Schmukler

Alan V. Schmukler is a homeopath, Chief Editor of Homeopathy for Everyone and author of ”Homeopathy An A to Z Home Handbook”, (also in French, German, Greek, Polish and Portuguese). He is Hpathy’s resident cartoonist and also produces Hpathy’s Tips & Secrets column and homeopathy Crossword puzzles each month. Alan is a recipient of the National Center for Homeopathy Martha Oelman Community Service Award. Visit Alan at his website: Here.


  • Congratulation to all winners, I am interrested to read these stories, where can I find them, are they going to be posted here (hpathy for everyone) ?

  • They said there will be a book featuring all the stories. Can’t say further. Admin, pls reply. Am keen too.

  • There has been some delay in getting the book out, but we are working on it. We had initially planned for an April release but now we are looking at a June release.

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