Author: Geoff Holme

RESULTS – Microcosms 97

There were a goodly 19 entries this week. Welcome to first-time entrants, Elizabeth Moura, Jane Lomas and Emily Pierce.   Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms exists primarily to provide a platform for the flash fiction community to hone their skills,…

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Microcosms 97

Welcome to Microcosms 97, my flash fiction friends. Daylight saving has been discontinued in New York: on Sunday, 05-NOV, they put their clocks back by one hour as they reverted to Eastern Standard Time (EST). Therefore, the customary 5 hour difference between New York and the UK has been restored. APOLOGIES: this post is late.…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 95

*** SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT *** Thank you to all who participated in Microcosms 95 … I know many of you may now be thinking “What’s special about that? He says the same thing or something similar in the Results post for every Microcosms contest he hosts!” Yes, that’s true, and it may sound trite – but I…

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Microcosms 95

Welcome to Microcosms 95, flashionistas: another feast of Friday flash fiction fun. REMEMBER: this post is scheduled for release at the usual time of 00.00, Friday, New York (EDT) time. You have just 24 hours until midnight, today (Friday) New York time (EDT) to submit. *** Let’s try not to have any late entries this week, folks.…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 94

Thanks to all who participated in Microcosms 94. There were a 12 entries this week, plus one entry after the closing deadline.   Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms exists primarily to provide a platform for the flash…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 93

Thanks to all who participated in Microcosms 93. There were a goodly 19 entries this week. Welcome back to long-lost friends, Alva Holland, Dana M Faletti, Richard Edenfield and, last seen in round 58, Nancy Chenier.   Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends.…

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Microcosms 93

Welcome to the second contest in Year 2, Quarter 4  of Microcosms, AKA round #79. This week, there’s no slot machine. Once again, I’ve been looking back at the entries received during the last thirteen weeks. I’ve taken one of the favourite / favorite lines chosen by the judge in each of the contests. Your task is…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 92

Thanks to all who put their thinking caps on and wrote a piece to celebrate Mad Hatter Day – is that really a thing, KM?! Geoff here, standing in for KM, to post the results of round 92. We had a huge increase in the number of entries this time – 28 in total. This…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 91

Thanks to all who participated in Microcosms 91. There were 12 entries this week. Welcome to Microcosms, first-time entrant Ivan Budanov. It’s the end of the third quarter in 2017… already? Once again, Angela Pacheco is the most consistent contributor with a perfect 13 out of 13. Bill Engleson would have joined you at the…

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