Geoff Holme

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 117, on the site Microcosms 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    That’s a poignantly sad tale, Helen, delivered in half the alloted words. Well done.
    [ You’re encouraged to leave a social media userid, if you have one; but leaving your email address is not advisable, unless […]

  • Geoff Holme wrote a new post, Microcosms 117, on the site Microcosms 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Friday comes around quickly when you’re having fun… Welcome to Microcosms 117, as we move effortlessly — if only! — into the first post of the second quarter of the year.
    *** Please read the instructions car […]

  • Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms116. We had 15 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrant, Rey Alicea.

    Before we get down to business, Damhnait Monaghan got in touch with us to say that her story […]

  • Geoff Holme wrote a new post, Microcosms 116, on the site Microcosms 3 weeks, 5 days ago

    Greetings, my flash fictioneering friends, and welcome to Microcosms 116.
    30-MAR saw the birth in 1905 of England’s longest-serving hangman, Albert Pierrepoint.

    Some of his more famous ‘clients’ include: […]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 115, on the site Microcosms 4 weeks, 1 day ago

    Thanks for your entry, Sharon.
    Unfortunately, it was too late for the judge’s consideration: Microcosms is a 24-hour only contest every Friday.
    As you will see from the preamble to each and every Contest post, “ […]

  • Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 115. We had 16 minuscule masterpieces this time — plus yet another entry on the wrong day! If you are considering entering Microcosms for the first time, please, p […]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 115, on the site Microcosms 1 month ago

    “Double barrelling”! Damn! Wish I’d thought of that pun. 🙁

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 115, on the site Microcosms 1 month ago

    Welcome back for a second bite of the cherry, Holly… (‘Cherry’? ‘Holly’? That requires a little editing, I reckon.)
    Amendment applied. Looks like you got a little too ‘exited’ about reaching the end of your […]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 115, on the site Microcosms 1 month ago

    Twitter: @GeoffHolme
    #FlashDogs

    [ A “Just 4 Fun” entry – this is a NEW! IMPROVED! version of my submission to MC28 ]

    299 words
    Secretary; Elevator; Comedy

    Mr Otis Regrets…

    “OMG! The elevator car h […]

  • Geoff Holme wrote a new post, Microcosms 115, on the site Microcosms 1 month ago

    Hello again, flashionistas; welcome to Microcosms 115.

    PLEASE NOTE: As mentioned last week, New York has moved over to daylight-saving time (EDT) – clocks have gone forward one hour. This means that, here in th […]

  • Thanks to all you lovely people who took the time to submit to Microcosms 114. We had a select 14 entries this time. Welcome to first-timer, Roger Shipp.

    Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / s […]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 114, on the site Microcosms 1 month, 1 week ago

    There doesn’t seem to be a “Ritz-Carlton” Hotel in Venice, just “Hotel Carlton”, so I went with that.
    [ I don’t want to totally mess things up by checking canine quarantine restrictions in all these venues… 😉 ]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 114, on the site Microcosms 1 month, 1 week ago

    Welcome to Microcosms, Roger.

    Oops! I think the error was mine: the default elements were initially posted as “Assassin; Drama; Thriller” by mistake. I corrected it after a short while, but you may have looked […]

  • Geoff Holme wrote a new post, Microcosms 114, on the site Microcosms 1 month, 1 week ago

    Greetings, flashionistas! Welcome to Microcosms 114.

    PLEASE NOTE: New York has moved over to daylight-saving time (EDT) – clocks have gone forward one hour. This means that, here in the UK, the contest is due […]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 113, on the site Microcosms 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for your entry, Shobana.

    Unfortunately, it was too late for the judge’s consideration: Microcosms is a 24-hour only contest every FRIDAY.
    As you will see from the preamble to each and every Contest p […]

  • Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 113. We had a goodly 22 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrant Michelle Way DaSilva.

    Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word a […]

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 113, on the site Microcosms 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Love the pun in the title!

    I think I’ve seen this video on the web, Marsha – purely by accident you understand… I only hope the door is locked or else goodness knows what might happen! 😀

  • Geoff Holme commented on the post, Microcosms 113, on the site Microcosms 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    I was just cutting and pasting the last story into the file to be sent to the judge, when I thought “Wouldn’t it be great if Caleb came up with one of his famous last-minute entries to make the number of […]

  • Welcome, flash fiction aficionados,  to Microcosms 113.
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  • Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 112. We had 17 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrants, Harrietbelle and Helen Buckroyd.

    Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word […]

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