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"
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"
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"
I’m Jesse Stanchak, and I run Micro Flash Fiction (@MicroFlashFic), a Twitter account that publishes 3 pieces of tweet-length fiction per day in a variety of genres. I’m a journalist by training but these days my day job is in marketing. Why did you start your publication? I’ve been writing since I was four. My […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jesse Stanchak of Micro Flash Fiction"
Prey by Becky Spence In silence. The moments matter. Each breath. Each tear. A tell. In silence the others listen. Waiting. Beneath the fire soaked Moors, beneath the soil of another kind. The chosen four travelled deep into the earth. Into the caves. Layers above them the sun burned bright. The eternal flames sending butterfly […]Read more "Zeroflash March Competition Entries"
This month’s competition is one close to my heart. ‘At the Mountains of Madness’, by H.P.Lovecraft (the same story that we based the logo on this month). I read and re-read this book a number of times and it led to my own writing taking something of a dark and sinister, un-Godly slant. I even […]Read more "MARCH’S ZEROFLASH WRITING COMPETITION"
Jude Higgins is a writer, writing tutor and organises flash fiction events. She is published in the New Flash Fiction Review, Flash Frontier, The Nottingham Review, National Flash Fiction Day Anthologies and the Fish Prize Anthology among other places. She has won, been placed or short listed in many different flash fiction contests. Her debut […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Jude Higgins"