Peculiars magazine is a platform created with the aim of bringing awareness around mental health, through art. We showcase artists from all over the world: some are photographers, some are poets, some are illustrators, some are writers,… but they all have one thing in common: they’re fighting their demons. They’re survivors. Why did you start […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Célia Schouteden of Peculiars Magazine"
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"
We’d like to thank last month’s winner, Frank Trauman for graciously agreeing to guest judge April’s Zeroflash competition entries. Frank Trautman is the name of a cocoon of flesh and fentress wire living in the southeastern U.S. It’s a writer, scientist, husband and father. You know, important things. Eventually, a moth will scrabble out its […]Read more "April’s Guest Zeroflash Judge is Frank Trautman"
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"
I’m Jesse Stanchak, and I run Micro Flash Fiction (@MicroFlashFic), a Twitter account that publishes 3 pieces of tweet-length fiction per day in a variety of genres. I’m a journalist by training but these days my day job is in marketing. Why did you start your publication? I’ve been writing since I was four. My […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jesse Stanchak of Micro Flash Fiction"
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"