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"
I’m a short story writer from Liverpool. I recently completed a Creative Writing MA at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing and I’ve managed to win a few flash fiction competitions: Book Week Scotland 2014, Writing on the Wall’s WoWFest2016 and the Northern Short Story Festival 2017 Flash Fiction Slam. I was also […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Phil Olsen"
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"
Why Santa Went To An Adult? by Chloe Gilholy It’s the night before Christmas, mince pies by the fire, I wonder if Santa will grant my desire? Ashton’s at work: full of dedication, I hope St. Nicholas gives him attention. Neighbours snuggle up in bed, wine spills around their heads. And Becca’s cleaning up all […]Read more "December’s Zeroflash entries"
John Clewarth writes mainly, but not exclusively, for children and young adults, but has had over 50 short horror stories for adults published in the independent press under the pseudonym, John Saxton; including a collection of adult horror stories, entitled ‘Bloodshot’. His latest short story, Amelia’s Labyrinth, can be found as a podcast in Season […]Read more "Writing in the dark – an interview with John Clewarth"
Hello everyone. Thanks for your repeated interest in our blog. This month, well, it’s Halloween. So, in-keeping with the season, our competition is a horrific one…with a twist. You can be a devilish and deviant as you like (within accepted limits of course), but this time around, we’d like you to take nature and the […]Read more "October’s Zeroflash Competition"
Here is our first piece of work from our new Artist-in-Residence, Andrew Howell. We hope you enjoy it and welcome him to the site.Read more "June’s Zeroflash Logo"