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RESULTS – Microcosms 116

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 “I Was a Teenage River Nymph” — Judge’s Pick way back in MC 72 — was selected for…

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Microcosms 116

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: William Joyce — “Lord Haw Haw” (1946) Timothy Evans (1950) Derek Bentley (1953) John Christie (1953) Ruth Ellis — last woman to be hanged in the…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 115

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, please, please read the rules – especially that it is a 24-HOUR ONLY contest on FRIDAY (New York time) each week. Please…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 111

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 111. We had 14 finely-wrought entries this time. 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 platform for the flash fiction community to hone their skills, and secondarily to…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 95

*** SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT *** Thank you to all who participated in Microcosms 95 … I know many of you may now be thinking “What’s special about that? He says the same thing or something similar in the Results post for every Microcosms contest he hosts!” Yes, that’s true, and it may sound trite – but I…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 87

Thanks to all who submitted an entry to Microcosms 87. I personally found them all very moving… (Geddit?!) There were 15 entries this week (plus, once again, one VERY late one). 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…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 85

Thanks to all who submitted an entry to Microcosms 85; if it were up to me, you’d all get an invite to the wedding! There were 15 entries this week (plus one VERY late one). Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 83

Thank you to all who were not daunted by the last-minute change in schedule and submitted a narcolepsy-inspired entry to Microcosms 83; and a warm welcome to first-time entrant, Valita Suzanne. There were 15 entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends.…

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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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