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RESULTS – Microcosms 90

Apologies for the delay. The family emergency I had really threw things off. Thanks to everyone who entered this week. We had 11 awesome entries this week and great community engagement. Keep it up! 🙂 Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 88

So sorry for the long delay, but here are your results, just in time for 89! Thanks to everyone who entered this week. We had 14 awesome entries this week and great community engagement! It really makes my heart soar to see so many people commenting on stories and helping each other out. I don’t always say…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 81

Thank you to all who submitted a Hemingway-inspired entry to Microcosms 81, and a warm welcome to first-time entrant, Zoe Perrenoud. There were 16 entries this week (plus one ‘just 4 fun’ entry from your host). Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 80

Thanks to everyone who spun some tales of time travel this week. We had 16 awesome entries this week! As always, thank you for participating. That people keep showing up to write week after week is truly humbling. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends.…

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Microcosms 80

Alrighty, welcome to Microcosms 80! Today’s prompt comes to your courtesy of Ell Meadow. Enjoy! A fairy tale is a type of short story that typically features folkloric fantasy characters, such as dwarves, dragons, elves, fairies, giants, gnomes, goblins, griffins, mermaids, talking animals, trolls, unicorns, or witches, and usually magic or enchantments. While it has…

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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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RESULTS – Microcosms 70

Thanks to everyone who entered and put your twist on Cinco de Mayo! 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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Microcosms 70

Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! And welcome to Microcosms 70.  Cinco de Mayo has become a fairly big holiday here in the US. Many people mistakenly believe that it is to commemorate Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated on 16 September. Cinco de Mayo is actually the anniversary of the unlikely victory of the Mexican…

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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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RESULTS – Microcosms 65

Thanks to all of you who brought Microcosms Y2Q1 to a close by submitted a story to Round 65; and a warm welcome to first-timers: Fatima Okhuosami, L. Meadow and Michael Emerson. We had a total of 13 entries this week. A big THANK YOU to everyone who contributed during this quarter, especially to Angelique Pacheco and Bill Engleson who both…

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