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"
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"