Tag: Geoff Holme

RESULTS – Microcosms 101

Thanks to everyone who submitted a story to Microcosms 101’s Casablanca-inspired contest; I’ve no doubt that those who didn’t enter will regret it. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow… (Come on! Someone had to do it.) There were 13 finely-wrought entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this…

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Microcosms 101

All right, settle down, class. This may be Microcosms 101, but it’s not an Introduction to Flash Fiction. We’re looking for top-notch stories; so, sit up straight and pay attention to our guest host, Stephen Shirres: 75 years ago, one of the greatest, most beloved and most quotable films ever made was released onto the silver…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 100

Thanks to everyone who entered this week. We had 24 amazing entries this week – wow! We want you to know that we appreciate everyone so much. 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…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 99

Thanks to everyone who submitted a story to Microcosms 99. There were 14 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,…

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Microcosms 99

Welcome to Microcosms 99, flashionistas. This day – 24-NOV – marks the anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, and is internationally observed as Evolution Day. You have 24 hours to nurture the evolution of your selection of raw elements into a fully-formed flash fiction phenomenon. This time round, I’m eschewing (lovely…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 98

Thanks to everyone who submitted this week. We had 18 awesome entries! And we had great community engagement. Woo hoo! 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…

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Microcosms 98

Hi everyone! Welcome to Microcosms 98. 🙂 Today is World Peace Day. Living a peaceful existence is something I feel passionately about, although I understand that others prioritize different things. Regardless, I thought it would be interesting to use characters and settings related to peace – or its antithesis. I did my best to make…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 97

There were a goodly 19 entries this week. Welcome to first-time entrants, Elizabeth Moura, Jane Lomas and Emily Pierce.   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,…

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Microcosms 97

Welcome to Microcosms 97, my flash fiction friends. Daylight saving has been discontinued in New York: on Sunday, 05-NOV, they put their clocks back by one hour as they reverted to Eastern Standard Time (EST). Therefore, the customary 5 hour difference between New York and the UK has been restored. APOLOGIES: this post is late.…

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