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Microcosms 75

Hello, you lovely people. Ready for another flash fiction workout? You’ve come to the right place – Microcosms 75. 09-JUN has seen many notable events over the years. Here are just a few: 1667 – Second Anglo-Dutch War: The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet begins, leading to the worst ever defeat of the Royal Navy.…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 73

Thanks to all of you who were able to enter Round 73 – you lucky people! I wish I had been able to…  And a warm welcome to first-timer, M. Irene Hill. We had an reasonable total of 18 entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 71

Thanks to all of you who celebrated the birthday of Burt Bacharach by submitting a story to Round 71. We had a reasonable total of 14 entries this week – plus one late, ‘just-for-fun’ entry from me. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms…

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Microcosms 71

The weekend approaches… Celebrate with Microcosms 71. Today – 12-MAY – is the birthday of one of the most important composers of 20th-century popular music: songwriter, record producer, pianist and singer, Burt Bacharach. He has composed hundreds of songs from the 1950s throught the 1980s and beyond, winning 6 Grammy Awards and 3 Academy Awards. His songs have been…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 69

Thanks to all of you who celebrated the birthday of the late Terry Pratchett by submitting a story to Round 69. We had a very pleasing total of 19 entries this week: colour me octarine! Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms exists…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 67

Thanks to all of you who submitted a story to Round 67; and a warm welcome to first-timers: Ewan Smith and Danny Beusch. We had a total of 12 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…

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Microcosms 67

Hello and welcome to MC67. Another Friday, another Microcosms contest… another last minute trawl through Wikipedia’s list of people born on this date: 14 APRIL. This week, we’re looking at thespian astral twins – actors born on the same day – and roles they have played. 1925 – Rod Steiger: Victor Ipolitovich Komarovsky (“Doctor Zhivago”: 1965) 1933 –…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 65

Thanks to all of you who brought Microcosms Y2Q1 to a close by submitted a story to Round 65; and a warm welcome to first-timers: Fatima Okhuosami, L. Meadow and Michael Emerson. We had a total of 13 entries this week. A big THANK YOU to everyone who contributed during this quarter, especially to Angelique Pacheco and Bill Engleson who both…

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