Forgotten Youth By S. Maine She sits in front of the window; her eyes, her decrepit hands and her hair falling to the floor. It was only yesterday she was young, burgeoning with hope and dreams yet to come. But youth. Somehow, youth has been taken away. All of their youths. Gone. Teenagers—mere adults—woke to […]Read more "August’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
Zeroflash Art Many writing sites use illustrations for their monthly issues, just as any print publication would. Here at ZeroFlash we have decided to alter our logo/header each month. For the foreseeable future, those images will come courtesy of our Artist-in-Residence: Sophia Johnson. Scroll down to see her contributions to the ZeroFlash site. December Logo 2017 […]Read more "Zero Art"
Zeroflash Winner’s Page November 2017 Results I am seeing the world through fresh eyes having been spoken to by machines, body parts and all manner of humble everyday objects. These voices offered unusual perspectives, revealed dark secrets and showed surprising personality. It was a pleasure reading all the entries and hard to choose a winner. […]Read more "Zeroflash Winners Page"
I was born in 1961 in Essex, Great Britain, and divide my time between there and the island of Crete. I’ve been an SF and fantasy junky ever since having my mind distorted at an early age by JRRT, Edgar Rice Burroughs and E C Tubb. Sometime after leaving school I decided to focus on […]Read more "Getting into writing – a interview with Neal Asher"
Shadows of the Night by Thomas Joyce It was dark out, just past midnight. Donny had chased the last of the little pricks off half an hour before, but he still had to close down the arcade. He didn’t see the shadows on the street. The brats sure loved that new Ms. Pac-Man game. […]Read more "August’s Zeroflash Entries"
Game Night by Vicente L Ruiz @VicenteLRuiz “Game night at my place.” Well, not really your best option, since you know she lives with her mother and siblings, one boy and another girl. But you like board games, and you also really do like Anne, so you say yes. And there you go. It turns […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Entries"
Lovely Dinner, Dear by KF Williams The ungodly stench of singed flesh entangled with the fragrance of fresh herbs enticed Mirka to have a second helping. The louder she screamed the more his ragged mouth overflowed with saliva. The muffled shrieks made him crave more. His mistress watched and smiled as he enjoyed his birthday […]Read more "October Flash Fiction Entries"
Abandoned by Craig McGeady Across the road from where we lived there was an abandoned lot. Overrun with wild raspberries and weeds taller than I stood. Somewhere beneath the ferocity of nature there had been a garden. Someone had wanted to build a home. A stack of timbers lay sagging. Scattered cinderblocks tripped unwary explorers. […]Read more "May’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
Zeroflash Stand Alone Entries This page is specifically designed to showcase submissions that are out with the monthly competition remit. Feel free to submit and if I like it, up it goes. Try for character, I like character, but that’s just me. 300 word limit, unless it’s incredible, then you’ll get a few extra […]Read more "Stand Alone Flash Pieces"