My name is Ben Warden and for three years I’ve been running a flash fiction competition on Twitter, called Serious Flash Fiction. The project runs from early May for around 8-10 weeks and challenges anyone brave enough to write a flash fiction story in just 129 characters (that’s about 25 words). Each year I take […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Ben Warden of Serious Flash Fiction"
S.J.Budd is a dark fiction writer who has published over twenty stories in magazines such as Aphotic Realm, Deadman’s Tome, Aphelion, Siren’s Call ezine, The Wild Hunt, Sanitarium Magazine, Blood Moon Rising and many more. What got you interested in writing? I’ve always lived in books so it was a natural progression for me to […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with S.J.Budd"
Congratulations and thank you to Irene Montaner, who won our December competition and has graciously agreed to judge the entries this month. Irene Montaner was born in sunny Tenerife. After having studied and/or worked in several rainy countries, including Belgium, the Netherlands and Ireland, she realised she didn’t really liked the rain and moved to […]Read more "January’s Guest Judge – Irene Montaner"
Hello, my name is Alexander Opgenorth, and I am a co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Burnt Pine Magazine which I operate along with fellow co-founder and Chief Copy Editor, Taylor Navis. Burnt Pine was established in March of 2016 as an online literary magazine that publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We publish literature that we believe […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Alex and Taylor of Burnt Pine Magazine"
Following a varied career in sales, advertising and career guidance, I am now the full-time author of a number of paranormal, ghostly and Gothic horror novels, novellas and short stories. These include the Nemesis of the Gods trilogy – Wrath of the Ancients (out now), Waking the Ancients (to be published in April 2018) and […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Catherine Cavendish"
Name: Steven Kay. I started writing my first novel The Evergreen in red and white in 2008. I tried to get it traditionally published but without success, so I was faced with binning over 2000 hours of work or trying to do it independently. So I set up my own 1889 books publishing label (https://www.1889books.co.uk/ […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Steven Kay, founder of Sheffield Authors"
Dr Ho and the Daleek by Mark Carew A familiar, pepper-pot robot glided towards me, its eye-stalk and death-ray quivering. Maybe this was the time, the moment of impending peril, when I would return to the screen and restart my career. But no; the death ray turned out to be a green vegetable with a […]Read more "January’s Zeroflash Entries"