This month’s Zeroflash Flash Fiction competition is all about your wordsmithery. There is no visual prompt, but what we’re after is 300 words of character, conversation and creativity. Allow your skills with the keyboard to flourish. Tell us a story, without the need for placement. Scenes are not essential this month. If your dialogue is […]Read more "November’s Zeroflash Competition"
Everyone needs encouragement and none more-so than a fledgling writer. While art takes on many guises, it is writing that lays a person’s deepest feelings bare. It takes writers in some cases, years to muster the courage to show their work to family or friends and even longer to submit their work for publication. Finding […]Read more "Where are all the Young Writers?"
A little over a year ago I decided that I was having so much fun entering flash fiction competitions and other sites, heck, why not share the fun? I thought-up a name, created a WordPress account and social media channels and before too long “They came”. I imagined a site where the monthly entries would […]Read more "Making Zeroflash Better"
How many of you have awoken in the wee hours with an idea that just won’t budge? The problem is always the thought- “It’s 3 am…I’ll remember it later”. But how many of you do? Believe us, it’s better to have that pen and paper by the side of your bed and make the effort […]Read more "Early Hour Writing Epiphanies"
For many of you writers out there, the thought of entering a competition or even sending your work in to be considered fills you with dread. Many of you haven’t even considered allowing your work out of the top drawer or your PC’s ‘Writing’ folder. To that I say – Pah! It took me years […]Read more "Flash Fiction Competitions"
Unravelling by Cath Barton @CathBarton1 In the cottage we moved our bed to face the window. To catch the morning sun, you said. And it did, all through that summer. Don’t expect another one like this, the locals said. You laughed and there were crinkles round your eyes. I was blind to anyone else, blind […]Read more "Best of the Best Flash Fiction Entries"
Hello, Zeroflash fans. Now, many of you are aware of our monthly flash fiction competition. Each month we post a prompt, themed around an image, video, music track, audio track or general idea. This has been and continues to grow in popularity. The winner receives £10 and an illustration of their work from Artist-in-Residence, Sophia […]Read more "Best of the Best Flash Fiction Competition"