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"
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"
Here is a plug for Zeroflash alum, Eric S.Fomley @PrinceGrimdark. I’m putting together an anthology and I’m seeking support on Kickstarter. I want to gather 100 Drabbles (a story told in 100 words) from 100 new and established authors. The genres will be science fiction, fantasy and horror and all stories will be dark and […]Read more "Drabbledark: An Anthology of Dark Drabbles by Eric S.Fomley"
Hannah has been writing fiction for three years, and short stories are her guilty pleasure whilst editing her first novel. She recently won the InkTears Short Story Contest and was shortlisted for the Cambridge Short Story Prize. She won the Fresher Writing Prize in 2016 and has been published in numerous places. Hannah is represented […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Hannah Persaud"
On Turnerstories.com, writer N.A. Turner shares one short story every month, accompanied by an illustration. The stories can be described as a mix between Black Mirror meets The Brothers Grimm. These stories are places where reality meets fantasy. From a magic tree, technology gone bad, societies shaken to time travel. The stories are also featured […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with N.A. Turner of Turner Stories"
I became interested in writing at such a young age that there never seems to have been a time that I was not interested in it. I made up stories all the time as a child, and began writing them down as soon as my motor skills and education caught up to my imagination. Those […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Keelah Rose Calloway"