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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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RESULTS – Microcosms 96

Thanks to everyone who contributedthis week. Though one was just for fun from our judge, we had 15 awesome entries this week! 🙂 Lots of good stories. I did not envy his task this week! Also, I can’t tell you how wonderful it is to see so many familiar names – and to keep seeing new ones!…

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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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Microcosms 95

Welcome to Microcosms 95, flashionistas: another feast of Friday flash fiction fun. REMEMBER: this post is scheduled for release at the usual time of 00.00, Friday, New York (EDT) time. You have just 24 hours until midnight, today (Friday) New York time (EDT) to submit. *** Let’s try not to have any late entries this week, folks.…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 94

Thanks to all who participated in Microcosms 94. There were a 12 entries this week, plus one entry after the closing deadline.   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…

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Microcosms 94

Hi all! And welcome to Microcosms 94! Craziness. Today, I thought we’d look at some things that happened this day in history and use those for inspiration. So, today’s prompts will be a little more varied than normal. Events I found of interest (in no particular order): Bela Lugosi’s birthday Publication of “The Return of…

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