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Microcosms 98

Hi everyone! Welcome to Microcosms 98. 🙂 Today is World Peace Day. Living a peaceful existence is something I feel passionately about, although I understand that others prioritize different things. Regardless, I thought it would be interesting to use characters and settings related to peace – or its antithesis. I did my best to make…

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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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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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Microcosms 94

Hi all! And welcome to Microcosms 94! Craziness. Today, I thought we’d look at some things that happened this day in history and use those for inspiration. So, today’s prompts will be a little more varied than normal. Events I found of interest (in no particular order): Bela Lugosi’s birthday Publication of “The Return of…

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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 Delayed

Hi all, I apologize to keep you waiting. Due to a family emergency, I was quite late sending the entries to Steve to judge. He is working on them now. I don’t want to rush him, so he can judge fairly. Once he’s done, I will try to post the results as soon as I…

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