RONNIE AND THE RED RUG by Claire L. Smith @clairelsmxth With the winter sting rippling the rims of his rug, Ronnie broke into a run. The make-shift cape hung from his throat, flowing behind him like a river of red. The snow crumbled beneath his brand-new boots, the houses inhabiting the street flying past him. […]Read more "December’s Zeroflash entries"
Hi all. ‘Tis the season to be joyous, jolly and jovial. So, in the spirit of all things Christmassy, give us the most light-hearted, happy, lovely, romantic, happy, smiley and simply wonderful prose. Any genre, time, style, what-have-you. Just the one submission each per person, please. 300 words, maximum. Deadline is Midnight GMT on the […]Read more "December’s Zeroflash Competition"
This month’s competition is all about the laughs. I’d like you to imagine an inanimate object began talking to you, your protagonist or whomever? Now run wild! Any genre, time, style, what-have-you. Just the one submission each per person, please. 300 words, maximum. Deadline is Midnight GMT on the final day of the month. Please […]Read more "November’s Zeroflash Competition"
Our deadline to enter the first ever, Zeroflash anthology has been extended to December 31st! Zeroflash has been running a monthly competition for the last two and a bit years and in that time we’ve had some simply, outstanding entries from some incredibly talented writers from across the globe. It’s been a while in the […]Read more "Zeroflash Anthology Deadline Extended"
Last month’s winner, Ben Marie has graciously agreed to judge this month’s romantic offerings. I hope your work melts his heart and brings tears to his eyes. Ben is a Western Australian enjoying the escape and creativity of writing after the daily grind, mostly short stories which always seem to turn out as either horror […]Read more "September’s Zeroflash Guest Judge"
Love Story by Katie Brown The bulb above her head was flickering. She was sat in Al’s Diner, frozen as still as the ice she’d asked for in her diet coke, which had since begun to melt. The smell of grease stuck to the walls and the only sounds were the stuttered wheeze of the […]Read more "September’s Zeroflash Entries"
It’s all go here at Zeroflash, but don’t let the Anthology, the interviews, the imminent book suggestion/review section and the general madness distract you from what is important – writing! This month Zeroflash’s flash fiction competition is going soppy. That’s right, it’s romance, love, smooches behind the bike sheds at school and holding hands with […]Read more "September’s Zeroflash Competition"