Tag: KM Zafari

RESULTS – Microcosms 119

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 119. We had 15 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrant Jennifer F, and a warm welcome back to long-lost Microcosms pal, Caitlin Gramley. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget that Microcosms exists…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  • 3
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    3
    Shares
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Microcosms 119

Greetings, my flash fictioneering friends, and welcome to Microcosms 119. This week’s contest is based on anniversaries occurring today (20-APR). 270 years: birth of Georg Michael Telemann, German composer and multi-instrumentalist 210 years: birth of Napoleon III, French politician, 1st President of France who died in exile in England and is buried at St Michael’s…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  • 4
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    4
    Shares
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

RESULTS – Microcosms 118

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 118. We had 19 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrants, Sophie Watson and ThatLanguageGuy. 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…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  • 2
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    2
    Shares
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Microcosms 118

Hello once again, flashionistas, and welcome to Microcosms 118. In MC 110, I mentioned my resolution to address my addiction to tsundoku — the Japanese term for the habit of buying books, then piling them up unread — by reading 50 books in 2018. In the first quarter of the year – 13 weeks – I managed to read eleven and…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

RESULTS – Microcosms 117

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 117. We had a very pleasing turnout of 22 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrants Beckham Lawre, Pauline Emmylou Florsch, Rae Morgan and Stephanie Cornelius. 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…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Microcosms 117

Friday comes around quickly when you’re having fun… Welcome to Microcosms 117, as we move effortlessly — if only! — into the first post of the second quarter of the year. *** Please read the instructions carefully – ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE NEW TO MICROCOSMS. *** As is customary at times like this, I’ve been looking back…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

RESULTS – Microcosms 116

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms116. We had 15 entries this time. Welcome to first-time entrant, Rey Alicea. Before we get down to business, Damhnait Monaghan got in touch with us to say that her story “I Was a Teenage River Nymph” — Judge’s Pick way back in MC 72 — was selected for…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Microcosms 116

Greetings, my flash fictioneering friends, and welcome to Microcosms 116. 30-MAR saw the birth in 1905 of England’s longest-serving hangman, Albert Pierrepoint. Some of his more famous ‘clients’ include: William Joyce — “Lord Haw Haw” (1946) Timothy Evans (1950) Derek Bentley (1953) John Christie (1953) Ruth Ellis — last woman to be hanged in the…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

RESULTS – Microcosms 115

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 115. We had 16 minuscule masterpieces this time — plus yet another entry on the wrong day! If you are considering entering Microcosms for the first time, please, please, please read the rules – especially that it is a 24-HOUR ONLY contest on FRIDAY (New York time) each week. Please…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Microcosms 115

Hello again, flashionistas; welcome to Microcosms 115. PLEASE NOTE: As mentioned last week, 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…

Continue reading

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    19
    Shares
  • 19
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Skip to toolbar