Business as usual by Franck Vanhee I may have some left in the back, said the woman in the wordshop, useless relics, as they will never be seoed. I gazed like a dog at a sick cow. Selling e-words obsession, she said. She wobbled to the back and back. And put a rather crippled word […]Read more "‘Business as usual’ by Franck Vanhee – a Zeroflash Standalone story"
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"
Jason Jackson’s prize-winning writing has been published extensively online and in print. So far in 2018 Jason has won the Writers Bureau competition, come second (for the second year running) in the Exeter Short Story competition and had work short-listed at the Leicester Writes competition. His work has also appeared this year at New Flash […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jason Jackson"
Hi all. This month we’re going to the dark side…by way of pulp. That’s right, we’re aiming for a touch of pulp horror in our prose this time around. If you’re unsure what that really means, click this link, but if clicking is too much, imagine ‘Jaws’ (random as F*** when written), The Amityville Horror, […]Read more "July’s Zeroflash flash fiction competition"
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"
Some of my earliest reading memories come from those wonderful and inventive choose-your-own-adventure books, mainly written by the amazing, Ian Livingstone. His imagination is likely somewhat responsible for the creative spark that started me writing. This month, I want your fantasy adventures. 300 words is a little small to ‘choose an adventure’, but if you […]Read more "June’s Zeroflash Flash Fiction Competition"