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RESULTS – Microcosms 79

Thank you to all who, in Microcosms 79, submitted their take on one of the favourite/favorite lines from the previous 13 weeks of the contest. A warm welcome to first-time entrants: Anne J., Chirayu, Camden Goetz, yaz c., Kimberly, Kaylee Schuler, Kara Schuler and Andres Esparza; and a hearty welcome back to returning long-lost friends Nthato…

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Microcosms 79

Welcome to Q3 in the second year of Microcosms – another mini-milestone – and round #79. For this week’s contest, the slot machine has been given another well-deserved rest. Once again I’ve taken one of the favourite / favorite lines chosen by the judge in each of the contests in Y2/Q2. Your task is to select one…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 78

A late happy Canada Day to our Canadian friends, and an early Happy 4th of July to those of us in the US. (This is probably the only time I will remember any country holidays, so apologies to everyone else in advance.) Thanks to everyone who spun some tales of time travel this week. We had…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 66

Thanks to all who submitted! We had a total of 13 entries this week. 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 give…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 62

Thanks to all of you who joined the party, and helped to celebrate the shared birthday of six Hollywood stars by submitting a story to Round 62. We had a respectable total of 17 entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 57

  Thank you to everyone who commemorated The Day The Music Died by submitting a story to Microcosms 57, and showing that flash fiction is very much alive and kicking. We had 13 entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms…

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Microcosms 57

Welcome, one and all, to Microcosms 57. Here at Microscosms, every week is storytelling week. In the UK, however, we have been celebrating National Storytelling Week which seeks to promote “the oral tradition of storytelling, the very first way of communicating life experiences and the creative imagination.” In a sense, singer-song writers are oral storytellers.…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 56

  Thank you to everyone who submitted a story to Microcosms 56. We had 16 entries this week. 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…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 11

You guys really stepped up to the plate this week. I know it wasn’t easy for our judges. Here’s what Firdaus has to say. Wow! The entries this week were so good that it took me awhile to pick the winner. And I can tell you it was not an enjoyable task. Every story was…

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Microcosms 9

Today is (supposedly) Tell a Fairy Tale Day. So I thought we could take some fairy tales from around the world, mix them up, and turn things on their heads. Sound like fun? Let’s do it! As usual, our contest will begin with three things: character, setting, and genre. We spun, and our three elements…

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