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"
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"
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"
Hi all. This month we’re all at sea. Any genre you like: children’s gothic, pirate adventure, ghost story, romance, fantasy, sci-fi…the world is your oyster! Same rules as ever though. Just the one submission each per person, please. 300 words, maximum. Deadline is Midnight GMT on the final day of the month. Please allow Zeroflash […]Read more "May’s Zeroflash Competition"
Here is a plug for Zeroflash alum, Eric S.Fomley @PrinceGrimdark. I’m putting together an anthology and I’m seeking support on Kickstarter. I want to gather 100 Drabbles (a story told in 100 words) from 100 new and established authors. The genres will be science fiction, fantasy and horror and all stories will be dark and […]Read more "Drabbledark: An Anthology of Dark Drabbles by Eric S.Fomley"
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"
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"