We’d like to thank last month’s winner, Frank Trauman for graciously agreeing to guest judge April’s Zeroflash competition entries. Frank Trautman is the name of a cocoon of flesh and fentress wire living in the southeastern U.S. It’s a writer, scientist, husband and father. You know, important things. Eventually, a moth will scrabble out its […]Read more "April’s Guest Zeroflash Judge is Frank Trautman"
This month’s theme is the mystical. I’m thinking Genies, Sirens, deep sea beasties and the like. Transport your imaginations back, before the internet and rollerskates, before elevators and speedboats or not. Place your beasties somewhere different and let’s see what you create. Just the one submission each per person, please. 300 words, maximum. Deadline is […]Read more "April’s Zeroflash Competition"
Donna L Greenwood is a writer of twisted tales, flash fiction and poetry. She lives in the north of England with a zombie cat and permanent indigestion. At the Mountains of Madness was the first story to ever truly unnerve her. She looks forward to sharing your dark and terrifying glimpses of the abyss.Read more "March’s Zeroflash Guest Judge"
I’m Jesse Stanchak, and I run Micro Flash Fiction (@MicroFlashFic), a Twitter account that publishes 3 pieces of tweet-length fiction per day in a variety of genres. I’m a journalist by training but these days my day job is in marketing. Why did you start your publication? I’ve been writing since I was four. My […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jesse Stanchak of Micro Flash Fiction"
Daniel studied Creative Writing at University, and works full time as a freelance writer and editor, working in both Fiction and Nonfiction. He’s been published as both a ghostwriter, and under his own name, and founded Grindstone Literary Services alongside friend and partner Nathan. Since then, they’ve dedicated themselves to helping others develop their writing […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Daniel of Grindstone Lit"
Prey by Becky Spence In silence. The moments matter. Each breath. Each tear. A tell. In silence the others listen. Waiting. Beneath the fire soaked Moors, beneath the soil of another kind. The chosen four travelled deep into the earth. Into the caves. Layers above them the sun burned bright. The eternal flames sending butterfly […]Read more "Zeroflash March Competition Entries"
This month zeroflash has gone a little trippy. We tasked illustrator, Jon Stubbington to channel his inner Escher and this is what he came-up with. Can you spot the zero? So, in-keeping with Jon’s vision, I’m asking for the trippiest, freakiest, most surreal piece of prose you can concoct. Let your mind roam and your […]Read more "February’s Zeroflash Writing Competition"