Hello everyone. Well Winter’s gone and the weather is warming. That’s nothing to do with this month’s competition, but it’s nice to think about. So, this month we’re going under…under the bridge. Not Red Hot Chili Peppers and certainly not the All Saints (a reference for the UK entrants only no doubt). No, I’m talking […]Read more "February’s Zeroflash Competition"
23rd and 8th by Jessica Bonder Thank God for Fred, who saved my mother in the 23rd and 8th subway station, local stop on the blue line (C-E), train-struck Patricia Elizabeth might as well been, for all the fear in her eyes, looking like a trapped animal, steel-barred, turnstyle-stuck, swiping and re-swiping a single […]Read more "January’s Zeroflash Entries"
2017 is here! This month our competition is about new beginnings. The green grass is peeking out, the promise of back garden swimming pools is near and the world is our oyster. We want your inspired words about new opportunities and a life full of chances. Be as creative and fantastic as you possibly can. […]Read more "January’s Zeroflash Competition"
The guest judge for the Zeroflash, Flash Fiction competition is last month’s winner – Jack Koebnig. Jack had been an avid entrant from the start of the website and his talent for the short form has seen him place 1st – 3rd over the last year repeatedly. We wish him fun and frolics this month […]Read more "November’s Guest Judge"
A FAMILIAR PROBLEM by Louis Cannamo Did you ring the bell? Oh sorry! Madame Arcati? – I pressed it but… Oh no , it doesn’t work, it’s been disconnected- But you… Oh yes, I always know, you see… Er, yes..of course- ..tell me- are you related to THE Madame Arcati? That would be impossible, […]Read more "November’s Flash Fiction Entries"
How many of you have awoken in the wee hours with an idea that just won’t budge? The problem is always the thought- “It’s 3 am…I’ll remember it later”. But how many of you do? Believe us, it’s better to have that pen and paper by the side of your bed and make the effort […]Read more "Early Hour Writing Epiphanies"
Hello, Zeroflash fans. Now, many of you are aware of our monthly flash fiction competition. Each month we post a prompt, themed around an image, video, music track, audio track or general idea. This has been and continues to grow in popularity. The winner receives £10 and an illustration of their work from Artist-in-Residence, Sophia […]Read more "Best of the Best Flash Fiction Competition"