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Microcosms 114

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 to open at 04:00 am today (FRIDAY), rather than the usual 05:00 am, and, consequently, closes an hour earlier at 04:00…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 113

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 about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms exists primarily to provide a platform for the flash fiction community…

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Microcosms 113

Welcome, flash fiction aficionados,  to Microcosms 113. ================================================================================== ** READ ME! * READ ME! * READ ME! * READ ME! * READ ME! * READ ME! * READ ME! * READ ME! ** ================================================================================== Once again, a plea for your help to make the administrator’s workload that little bit easier… As most of you will know,…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 112

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 about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms exists primarily to provide a platform for the flash fiction community…

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Microcosms 112

Welcome, flash fictioneers,  to Microcosms 112. Sincere apologies for the late posting today; the contest deadline will be put back to 02:00 am tomorrow SAT New York time (EST) ########## Before we get down to the details of this week’s contest, a plea for your help to make the administrator’s workload that little bit easier… As…

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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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Microcosms 111

Greetings, my flash fictioneering friends, and welcome to Microcosms 111. In cricket, a score of 111 is sometimes known as “a Nelson” after Admiral Nelson who is erroneously said to have had “one eye, one arm, one leg” – he was never, however, careless enough to lose a leg! In binary notation, 111 represents the decimal…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 110

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 110. We were back to a more customary number of 19 entries – plus one late submission. 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…

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Microcosms 110

Greetings, flashionistas, and welcome to Microcosms 110. In late December 2017, I stumbled across the word tsundoku, a Japanese term for the habit of buying books, then piling them up unread. Since I suffer from this affliction, I decided to do something about the backlog. My New Year’s resolution was to attempt to read 50…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 109

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 109 – especially 12 first-timers: Holly Kilmister, Jaden Zaleski, Tim Hayes, Kate, PsychoGirl, Kennedy Arabella Lawson, Ted Young, Caroline Lewis, Josh, Elijah Harbaugh, Rachel, Gabe and nblog38. There was a huge increase to 34 entries this week – totes amazeballs! Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word…

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