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RESULTS – Microcosms 108

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 108 – especially first-timer Minhee H.. There were 16 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, and…

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Microcosms 108

Hello, flashionistas, and welcome to Microcosms 108. Today (02-FEB) is Candlemas, the Christian festival of the presentation of Jesus at the Temple, where Simeon recognised the holy infant as the Christ Child. There was once weather lore that clear weather on Candlemas forebodes a prolonged winter. This was extended in the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 107

Thanks to all who submitted to Microcosms 107 – especially first-timers Camilla Johannson, Marsha Adams and Michael Pickard. There were 19 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…

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Microcosms 107

Greetings, everyone, and welcome to Microcosms 107 – at last. Abject apologies for last week’s no-show. We hope it hasn’t put you off and that you will be energised and raring to take on the challenge. In this round, Steph Ellis has valiantly responded to my last-minute plea for help, and acts as guest host.…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 106

Thanks if you submitted a story to Microcosms 106 – especially first-timers Nikky Olivier, Andrea Allison and Gina Headden – or even if you simply voted for your favourite. There were 15 finely-wrought entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Don’t forget…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 102

Thanks to everyone who submitted a story to Microcosms 102. There were 14 entries this week, plus one very 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 flash fiction community to…

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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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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 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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