Category: Contest

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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Microcosms 61

Welcome, flash fiction fans, to Microcosms 61. Time to do what you all do so well, and knock out a story to knock our socks off!   *** ALWAYS REMEMBER AND NEVER FORGET *** Include which THREE elements you’re using AND a title for your entry.    In terms of deaths per passenger mile, airplanes are statistically the…

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Microcosms 60

Welcome, flash fictioneers, to Microcosms 60. Time to get your flash mojo working and send us a story.   *** ALWAYS REMEMBER AND NEVER FORGET *** Include which THREE elements you’re using AND a title for your entry.    Today – 24 February – in 2006 saw the death of US actor, Dennis Weaver. He had a long…

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Microcosms 59

Welcome, flashionistas, to Microcosms 59. Old Father Time is already eating into the 24 hours allocated to this week’s contest. So, read the preamble then crack your knuckles, lean over your keyboard and let your imagination flow through your fingertips.   *** ALWAYS REMEMBER AND NEVER FORGET *** Include which THREE elements you’re using AND a title for…

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Microcosms 58

Welcome, everyone, to another fun-packed flash challenge. This week, Stephen Shirres has stepped up to the plate and volunteered to act as guest host for Microcosms 58. Over to you, Stephen: With the UK release of The LEGO® Batman™ Movie today, I thought we’d strap on our capes and go full superhero with a list…

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