Hannah has been writing fiction for three years, and short stories are her guilty pleasure whilst editing her first novel. She recently won the InkTears Short Story Contest and was shortlisted for the Cambridge Short Story Prize. She won the Fresher Writing Prize in 2016 and has been published in numerous places. Hannah is represented […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Hannah Persaud"
On Turnerstories.com, writer N.A. Turner shares one short story every month, accompanied by an illustration. The stories can be described as a mix between Black Mirror meets The Brothers Grimm. These stories are places where reality meets fantasy. From a magic tree, technology gone bad, societies shaken to time travel. The stories are also featured […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with N.A. Turner of Turner Stories"
I became interested in writing at such a young age that there never seems to have been a time that I was not interested in it. I made up stories all the time as a child, and began writing them down as soon as my motor skills and education caught up to my imagination. Those […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Keelah Rose Calloway"
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"
I’m a short story writer from Liverpool. I recently completed a Creative Writing MA at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing and I’ve managed to win a few flash fiction competitions: Book Week Scotland 2014, Writing on the Wall’s WoWFest2016 and the Northern Short Story Festival 2017 Flash Fiction Slam. I was also […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Phil Olsen"
Jeremy C. Shipp is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of CURSED and the creator of the comic book series GLOBCOW. His shorter tales have appeared in over 70 publications including ChiZine, Pseudopod, Apex Magazine, and Shroud Magazine. What got you interested in writing? Years ago, while visiting a science exhibit during a school field trip, […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Bram Stoker nominee, Jeremy C. Shipp"
The carpenter’s reputation had travelled far beyond the forest in which her little cottage stood. One day, it brought a Duke to her door, and with him a piece of blackwood and a bag full of coin. Waving a gloved hand in the air, gems gleaming at his throat, the Duke commanded that the carpenter […]Read more "April’s Zeroflash logo and a short tale from illustrator, Jon Stubbington"