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RESULTS – Microcosms 83

Thank you to all who were not daunted by the last-minute change in schedule and submitted a narcolepsy-inspired entry to Microcosms 83; and a warm welcome to first-time entrant, Valita Suzanne. There were 15 entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends.…

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Microcosms 83

I’ve got that Friday Feeling… Welcome to Microcosms 83, flashionistas!   Apologies for the tardiness of this post; while scrabbling around for a theme, I began to feel unwell and had to go to bed. Appropriate then that today, 04-AUG, in the Byzantine calendar (yes, I AM scraping the barrel!) is the feast day of…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 81

Thank you to all who submitted a Hemingway-inspired entry to Microcosms 81, and a warm welcome to first-time entrant, Zoe Perrenoud. There were 16 entries this week (plus one ‘just 4 fun’ entry from your host). Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t…

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Microcosms 81

It’s Friday, flash fictioneers; welcome to Microcosms 81. Let’s get right to it.  “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” is the famously extreme example of flash fiction. It has been apocryphally attributed to the novelist and short story  writer Ernest Hemingway. As today, 21-JUL, is the anniversary of Hemingway’s birth in 1899, this week’s contest is based…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 79

Thank you to all who, in Microcosms 79, submitted their take on one of the favourite/favorite lines from the previous 13 weeks of the contest. A warm welcome to first-time entrants: Anne J., Chirayu, Camden Goetz, yaz c., Kimberly, Kaylee Schuler, Kara Schuler and Andres Esparza; and a hearty welcome back to returning long-lost friends Nthato…

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Microcosms 79

Welcome to Q3 in the second year of Microcosms – another mini-milestone – and round #79. For this week’s contest, the slot machine has been given another well-deserved rest. Once again I’ve taken one of the favourite / favorite lines chosen by the judge in each of the contests in Y2/Q2. Your task is to select one…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 77

Thanks to each and every one of you who entered Round 77. We had 11 entries this week. 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, and secondarily…

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Microcosms 77

Welcome, welcome to Microcosms 77 – for a festival of Friday flash fiction fun. So, what’s the story? For some time, I’ve been trying to take a break from celebrating births / deaths of famous people in my Microcosms contest posts. The best I came up with this week is a commemoration of notable events that occurred on…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 75

Thanks to each and every one of you who entered Round 75. We had 11 entries this week (plus a very late, just-for-fun entry from yours truly). 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…

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