Border by Vishal Sudarshanwar “The children are crying aloud in border station, officer brought them milk ,children ask for mothers.“ Ironfell by Desmond White You are in the forge when barbarians ride into the village, shooting flaming arrows, cutting down peasants in the streets. What do you do? A) Get cut down in the […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
Zeroflash and Brilliant Flash Fiction have teamed-up to create the very first, monthly, #zeroflash280 challenge. You likely get the idea, but I’ll say it anyway. Once per month we hold #zeroflash280. One hour (12-1pm BST) Spread over @zer0flashfict and Brilliant Flash Fiction. Maximum 280 characters. Theme: a combination of both the monthly zeroflash theme and […]Read more "The 1st Zeroflash Twitter Competition"
We are very pleased to announce and thank our new guest judge, Emma De Vito. Originally from the West Midlands, but now living in Northampton, Emma is an English teacher and aspiring flash fiction and short story writer. In 2016, she co-founded a writing group in her local area and has recently got involved with […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Guest Judge – Emma De Vito"
Some of my earliest reading memories come from those wonderful and inventive choose-your-own-adventure books, mainly written by the amazing, Ian Livingstone. His imagination is likely somewhat responsible for the creative spark that started me writing. This month, I want your fantasy adventures. 300 words is a little small to ‘choose an adventure’, but if you […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Flash Fiction Competition"
Interview with David J. Wing of Zeroflash This week we have fellow blogger and flash fiction author, David J. Wing. David was also a previous Horror Scribes competition winner. Hi David and welcome back to Horror Scribes. Please tell us a bit about you and your writing. Where to begin…It was a cold and stormy night. […]Read more "Incase you missed it – my interview with Horrorscribes"
Jarvis Sheffield is employed by Historic Tennessee State University Special Collections department of the Brown –Daniel Library located in Nashville, TN. He is owner of http://www.TheDigitalBrothers.com multimedia company and is founder of the nonprofit http://www.BlackScienceFictionSociety.com an international web social network devoted to Afrofuturism and Black Science Fiction. He is also editor for Genesis Science Fiction […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jarvis Sheffield of Black Science Fiction"
May’s Competition Mermaid’s Dream by Boris Glikman From our anthropocentric perspective, we automatically assume that every mermaid’s dream is to shed her fishy tail and become a full woman. The reality, however, is that they dream of shedding their human upper halves and becoming a completely marine creature. If this seems to be rather implausible, […]Read more "May’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"