Upcoming flash fiction competitions for August-December

[Updated 13/11/19] Here’s a short blog post about micro fiction competitions. As always, do please read the guidelines before you enter anything. And also as always, good luck! 2019 Lennox Robinson Award Closing date: EXTENDED to August 31 Prize: €100. The prize will be presented at a special event in Douglas Library, Cork, in October Theme: must relate… Read More Upcoming flash fiction competitions for August-December

Flash! Ah-aah…

I’ve been trying my hand at flash fiction recently, specifically 100-150-word stories. It’s not something I’m particularly good at – I seem to take God’s own time getting to the point, and I lack the poet’s enviable ability to convey a multitude with a few choice phrases. But it’s a good exercise for many reasons: firstly, it’s a… Read More Flash! Ah-aah…