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"
We are very pleased to announce and thank our new guest judge, Emma De Vito. Originally from the West Midlands, but now living in Northampton, Emma is an English teacher and aspiring flash fiction and short story writer. In 2016, she co-founded a writing group in her local area and has recently got involved with […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Guest Judge – Emma De Vito"
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"
Janice Leagra is an American writer and mixed media artist who holds a BA in English from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Bridport Prize. Her work has been featured in publications such as Spelk Fiction, EllipsisZine, and others. You can find her on Twitter: @janiceleagra. What got you interested […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Janice Leagra"
The Guardian by Russell Fellows With her clothes torn and body bloodied, Miranda stood by the lake. Morning mist spilled onto the shore and into the woods. Her thoughts traveled south with the mist into the village. She would regret the children, but the beast would spare no one. The village named this place Onheil […]Read more "April’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
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"