Business as usual by Franck Vanhee I may have some left in the back, said the woman in the wordshop, useless relics, as they will never be seoed. I gazed like a dog at a sick cow. Selling e-words obsession, she said. She wobbled to the back and back. And put a rather crippled word […]Read more "‘Business as usual’ by Franck Vanhee – a Zeroflash Standalone story"
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"
This month we’re travelling the path less…well, travelled. Be that inspiration from artist-in-residence, Jon Stubbington’s logo or from our recent family trip to the mighty, Clacton-on-Sea. Let your mind wander and your creative juices flow. No genre. Just go for it! Please send your 300 word stories to: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline is Midnight GMT on the final […]Read more "September’s Zeroflash Flash Fiction Competition Prompt"
I’m originally from Florida, recently married and moved to Northern Ireland. I’m a writer of horror, dark fantasy and other genre fiction. Currently awaiting the right to work in the UK, I spend most of my current days writing, reading, spending time with my wife and stepdaughters and promoting other authors in the genre fields, […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Brian Bogart (@DreamsDarkly)"
I. E. Kneverday is a writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy, whose work has been featured in publications including Drabbledark and Exoplanet Magazine. His short story “Fromagegoria” won first place in Zeroflash’s July 2018 competition. His first book, The Woburn Chronicles: A Trio of Supernatural Tales Set in New England’s Most Mysterious City, is available now. Links: website: Kneverday.com twitter: @Kneverday […]Read more "August’s Guest Judge is I. E. Kneverday"
Current Competition Theme Together, Cubed by Michael Carter @mcmichaelcarter I miss the warm, leathered texture of your face. Your rounded chin. Your darting, unpixelated blue eyes. Sure, I felt prickly stubble when I palmed your cheeks with my hands. But it was delicate compared to your sharp edges now. I know it’s still you, but […]Read more "August’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
This month’s Zeroflash, flash fiction competition is themed around the concept of living in an 8-Bit World/Universe. That means…whatever you think it means. Interpret this as you will. Any genre, any style. Have fun! Please send your 300 word stories to: email@example.com Deadline is Midnight GMT on the final day of the month. Please allow Zero […]Read more "August’s Zeroflash Creative Writing Competition"