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Zombies

The zombies were coming closer. Arms reached out. Eyes, large and lifeless, sought hers. Mouths gaped open, drool dangling down. Groans gained momentum, their frenzied excitement building. Something solid touched her shoulder. She jumped. This was it. “Want a cup … Continue reading

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Destruction

I touch his face, my fingers caressing his lips, catching on a ragged ridge of chapped skin. I press my own to them, tasting the tang of tears as they cascade down my cheeks. I drink in his warmth. Or … Continue reading

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A Dose Of Flash Fiction

Choices Fay couldn’t stop the terrible thoughts trampling through her head. She battled for calm. Think! Think! she shouted to her tormented mind. This was a matter of life or death. Well, almost. At the very least, it would change … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Story

As many of you know, I love writing flash fiction. Here’s a new story for you: Escape I stop, tears streaming down my cheeks. Soft whispers caress me, building in sound slowly, the harshness of the words with them. The … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who entered my short story competition. I had some super entries, from a touching one about a mum, to a gripping one about the current pandemic. Then, there were humorous ones that made me laugh out … Continue reading

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Closing Date Today!

A few weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. The closing date is today, so if you’ve written … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Send Your Stories In

A couple of weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Derby Book Festival is inviting entries on the theme of ‘Home’ for their flash fiction competition. The word limit is 50 and the closing date is 2nd June 2020 so you just have time to enter! There are three … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

I was very surprised to spot a magazine solely devoted to short stories, flash fiction and poetry when I stopped off at the services recently. Popshot is quarterly magazine full of entertaining writing. If you fancy a read, you can … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

If you win the SmokeLong Quarterly’s flash fiction competition you’ll be $2000 better off! There’s also prize money for other finalists. Prizes: 1st: $2000 + automatic nomination for The Best Small Fictions, the Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net, … Continue reading

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