My name is P.J. Blakey-Novis, and I am a British writer living on the south coast of England. I am a co-founder of Red Cape Publishing, which incorporates a number of projects including a monthly, digital magazine entitled Indie Writers Review, featuring short stories, poetry, flash fiction, author interviews, and book reviews. Details, and back-issues, […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with P.J. Blakey-Novis"
Hi all. This month we’re going to the dark side…by way of pulp. That’s right, we’re aiming for a touch of pulp horror in our prose this time around. If you’re unsure what that really means, click this link, but if clicking is too much, imagine ‘Jaws’ (random as F*** when written), The Amityville Horror, […]Read more "July’s Zeroflash flash fiction competition"
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"
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"