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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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Microcosms 89

Felicitations, fellow flashionistas, and welcome to Microcosms 89. Regular followers may remember that in MC Contest 85, I told you that I was called upon to make a Father of the Bride speech in September. Still plenty of time to write one, I told myself; but I’m a world-class procrastinator, and it turns out that…

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Microcosms 87

Welcome, everyone, to Microcosms 85! Ready to stretch your flash fiction muscles? This week’s guest host is Stephen Shirres, who may just be a little too busy to enter this time. Over to you, Stephen. Today, I’m moving house, and I thought I’d share the pain with all you wonderful flash fiction writers. Everyone has…

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