A Break in the Tide by Anna Shoenbach When the tide was low, the reef was dry enough to walk on, from shore to shore. Uborg had to be quick – the tide often turned when it wasn’t supposed to, these days. The magical wars were the cause, but all that really mattered to the […]Read more "September’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
Border by Vishal Sudarshanwar “The children are crying aloud in border station, officer brought them milk ,children ask for mothers.“ Ironfell by Desmond White You are in the forge when barbarians ride into the village, shooting flaming arrows, cutting down peasants in the streets. What do you do? A) Get cut down in the […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Competition Entries"
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"
Jarvis Sheffield is employed by Historic Tennessee State University Special Collections department of the Brown –Daniel Library located in Nashville, TN. He is owner of http://www.TheDigitalBrothers.com multimedia company and is founder of the nonprofit http://www.BlackScienceFictionSociety.com an international web social network devoted to Afrofuturism and Black Science Fiction. He is also editor for Genesis Science Fiction […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jarvis Sheffield of Black Science Fiction"
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"