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RESULTS – Microcosms 83

Thank you to all who were not daunted by the last-minute change in schedule and submitted a narcolepsy-inspired entry to Microcosms 83; and a warm welcome to first-time entrant, Valita Suzanne. There were 15 entries this week. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends.…

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Microcosms 58

Welcome, everyone, to another fun-packed flash challenge. This week, Stephen Shirres has stepped up to the plate and volunteered to act as guest host for Microcosms 58. Over to you, Stephen: With the UK release of The LEGO® Batman™ Movie today, I thought we’d strap on our capes and go full superhero with a list…

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Microcosms 53

Another Friday, another year… Welcome to Microcosms 53, the first post of 2017. Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you all had a great festive period. To extend my break, Stephen Shirres kindly volunteered to be guest host this week. Over to you, Stephen:  Happy New Year, Microcosms-ers. In an attempt to be surprising, we are…

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Microcosms 43

It’s almost time for ghouls and ghosts, witches and warlocks. But no tricks… you’re in for a treat: it’s Microcosms 43! Our guest host this week is Stephen Shirres. He’s crept out of the crypt to deliver this seasonal challenge: This Halloween, we are taking a sideways glance at the classic Hollywood horror movies and the creature…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 35

Thank you to all who waded through mud to find a signal for their mobiles in order to post their entry in Microcosms 35. The number of submissions increased yet again this week – let’s keep this momentum going, people! Please keep returning to Microcosms, and retweet / spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Please…

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Microcosms 34

It’s Friday, so it must be time for another round of Microcosms. This week’s guest host is Stephen Shirres. Over to you, Stephen: Inspired by the holiday theme in Microcosms 33, I thought we should look at the other side of what holidays mean to many of us living in Britain – especially on a bank holiday…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 30

Thank you to all who spied the hidden secrets of the story elements in Microcosms 30. We had a reasonable number of submissions again this week, but we always welcome more. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Despite my efforts, I have made no…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 29

Thank you to all who worked their magic on the story elements in Microcosms 29. We had a reasonable number of submissions this week, but we always welcome more. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. One or two people have reported problems with the spinner not showing…

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Microcosms 29

This week we have regular Microcosms participant, Meg Kovalik, hosting the competition. I don’t know about you guys, but whenever I check in on current affairs at the moment I feel like I’m caught up in some elaborate publicity stunt for the latest Dystopian YA franchise. Between rampant xenophobia, deadly riots, government doublethink, and summary…

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RESULTS – Microcosms 28

Thank you to everyone who put finger to keyboard to enter Microcosms 28. We had a good number of submissions this week, but we always welcome more. Please keep returning to Microcosms, and spread the word about this contest among your followers and friends. Many thanks to Geoff Le Pard for judging MC 28. He did a great job…

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