Today is the National Flash Fiction Day 10th Anniversary and I have a flash fiction piece published in their Flash Flood Journal which was chosen from 2,000 entries! I am eight years old and this is the year I learn to float. It is the year I learn to speak Spanish, although I firmly believe … Continue reading This is the Year I Learn to Float
My story has been longlisted in the Reflex Press Quarterly International Flash Fiction Awards 2021. You fold yourself into tiny spaces, words come at you like rain. You tuck in your arms and feet – soles digging into your calves – so that the words don’t slice your limbs. You hide your competition win in … Continue reading You Fold Yourself into Tiny Spaces
The Milton Keynes Literary Festival moved online this year, with a series of events for their autumn program, which culminated in a wonderful evening of flash fiction readings from David Gaffney and Tania Hershman and a Q&A session of questions from participants. Most, not easy to answer, but, as Tania mentioned, there are no rules. … Continue reading Flash Fiction Evening with David Gaffney and Tania Hershman
I'm thrilled to share the news that my story was longlisted, then shortlisted, and was this week placed as a runner up, along with 3 other wonderful stories. You can read my story at Lunate.co.uk Entries were judged by the fantastic founding editor of EllipsisZine, Steve Campbell. You can read a blog interview with him … Continue reading Runner up in the Lunate Fiction Flash Competition
I discovered yesterday that my story has been shortlisted for the Lunate Fiction Flash Prize, judged by EllipsisZine Editor, Steve Campbell. Very exciting news! And two new flash fiction publications.