A Break in the Tide by Anna Shoenbach When the tide was low, the reef was dry enough to walk on, from shore to shore. Uborg had to be quick – the tide often turned when it wasn’t supposed to, these days. The magical wars were the cause, but all that really mattered to the […]Read more "September’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
Link to this month’s theme Gods of Summer by Alana Libell Mabel and Alice sat waiting by the rocks tracing the lines left from the fire and kicking the scraps still stuck to rocks. Alice had always said it was a pity they were the only ones who’d kept these old traditions going without losing […]Read more "July’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
Hi all. This month we’re going to the dark side…by way of pulp. That’s right, we’re aiming for a touch of pulp horror in our prose this time around. If you’re unsure what that really means, click this link, but if clicking is too much, imagine ‘Jaws’ (random as F*** when written), The Amityville Horror, […]Read more "July’s Zeroflash flash fiction competition"
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"