Wendy Nikel is a speculative fiction author with a degree in elementary education, a fondness for road trips, and a terrible habit of forgetting where she’s left her cup of tea. Her short fiction has been published by Fantastic Stories of the Imagination, Daily Science Fiction, Nature: Futures, and elsewhere. Her time travel novella, The Continuum, is forthcoming from […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Wendy Nikel"
Jon Del Arroz is known as the leading Hispanic voice in Science Fiction, blogging about sci-fi, geek culture and free speech to more than 10,000 readers per week. His debut novel, Star Realms: Rescue Run is nominated for the Dragon Award for Best Military Science Fiction and his most recent book, For Steam And Country […]Read more "How I got into writing – by Jon Del Arroz"
I have been writing short stories and flash fiction for five years and submitting to competitions for four (ie since 2013). In that time I have had around 60 pieces published, and 30 pieces have won or been short listed (mainly the latter!) etc in competitions. Since 2014, I have been the Organiser/Director of Stroud […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with John Holland"
The TSS International Flash Fiction Competition, 2017 is an annual event and we couldn’t be prouder to announce that not one, but two Zeroflash alumni are shortlisted for the Flash Fiction 500 prize! Weibo Grobler and Chris Stanley have found their works – ‘The Man with his Head in his Hands’ & ‘Orange Blossom Summer’ both by Wiebo Grobler and ‘Parabolas’ by […]Read more "Zeroflash alums shortlisted for TSS prize"
Blood Splatter by Steve Lodge @steveweave71 I can hear the storm singing in the wind as I look down to the weir at Standing Lakes. This point is called Sinister Farewell. A friend told me he’d seen them queue up to jump to their deaths, particularly around Halloweenfest. Now that’s a dark celebration round these […]Read more "October’s Zeroflash Entries"
Helen Rye lives in Norwich, UK, where she shares a writing sofa with a six-year-old and a cat. She has won the Bath Flash Award, been nominated for Best Small Fictions and shortlisted for the Bridport Prize. Stories in or forthcoming in places including Flash Frontier, NFFD Anthology, Connotation Press. Twitter: @helenrye http://www.helenrye.com What got […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Helen Rye"
This month is the first logo from our latest illustrator – Jon Stubbington. ‘Crossroads’ We hope you enjoy it and find inspiration.Read more "October’s Zeroflash Logo by Jon Stubbington"