Hannah has been writing fiction for three years, and short stories are her guilty pleasure whilst editing her first novel. She recently won the InkTears Short Story Contest and was shortlisted for the Cambridge Short Story Prize. She won the Fresher Writing Prize in 2016 and has been published in numerous places. Hannah is represented […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Hannah Persaud"
On Turnerstories.com, writer N.A. Turner shares one short story every month, accompanied by an illustration. The stories can be described as a mix between Black Mirror meets The Brothers Grimm. These stories are places where reality meets fantasy. From a magic tree, technology gone bad, societies shaken to time travel. The stories are also featured […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with N.A. Turner of Turner Stories"
I’m a short story writer from Liverpool. I recently completed a Creative Writing MA at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing and I’ve managed to win a few flash fiction competitions: Book Week Scotland 2014, Writing on the Wall’s WoWFest2016 and the Northern Short Story Festival 2017 Flash Fiction Slam. I was also […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Phil Olsen"
Jeremy C. Shipp is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of CURSED and the creator of the comic book series GLOBCOW. His shorter tales have appeared in over 70 publications including ChiZine, Pseudopod, Apex Magazine, and Shroud Magazine. What got you interested in writing? Years ago, while visiting a science exhibit during a school field trip, […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Bram Stoker nominee, Jeremy C. Shipp"
This month’s theme is the mystical. I’m thinking Genies, Sirens, deep sea beasties and the like. Transport your imaginations back, before the internet and rollerskates, before elevators and speedboats or not. Place your beasties somewhere different and let’s see what you create. Just the one submission each per person, please. 300 words, maximum. Deadline is […]Read more "April’s Zeroflash Competition"
Sarah James/S.A. Leavesley is an award-winning poet, fiction writer, journalist and photographer. Overton Poetry Prize winner 2015, she is author of four poetry collections, three poetry pamphlets, a touring poetry-play and two novellas. Her poetry has won or been shortlisted for many prizes, with individual poems published by the Financial Times, the Guardian, The Forward Book of Poetry […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Sarah James"
Hi to all our contributors for the inaugural Zeroflash Anthology of Flash Fiction. It’s delayed. You likely figured that out. Massive apologies. Work, designer obligations, babies and other mitigating circumstances mean that we are looking at April 2018 for the launch. I know it’s not what you want to read, but in the interests of […]Read more "Zeroflash Anthology Update"