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"
Prey by Becky Spence In silence. The moments matter. Each breath. Each tear. A tell. In silence the others listen. Waiting. Beneath the fire soaked Moors, beneath the soil of another kind. The chosen four travelled deep into the earth. Into the caves. Layers above them the sun burned bright. The eternal flames sending butterfly […]Read more "Zeroflash March Competition Entries"
This month zeroflash has gone a little trippy. We tasked illustrator, Jon Stubbington to channel his inner Escher and this is what he came-up with. Can you spot the zero? So, in-keeping with Jon’s vision, I’m asking for the trippiest, freakiest, most surreal piece of prose you can concoct. Let your mind roam and your […]Read more "February’s Zeroflash Writing Competition"
Asimov’s Nightmare by Christopher Moltzau With a self-inflicted pause to the panted breaths he hugged the broken wall, as the red light from what he fled took to light the world around him. His eyes grew wide, as his heart drummed in a panicked flutter and sweat took to drench his skin and his favorite […]Read more "January’s Zeroflash Entries"
Why Santa Went To An Adult? by Chloe Gilholy It’s the night before Christmas, mince pies by the fire, I wonder if Santa will grant my desire? Ashton’s at work: full of dedication, I hope St. Nicholas gives him attention. Neighbours snuggle up in bed, wine spills around their heads. And Becca’s cleaning up all […]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"