Mage and Source

A warm welcome to you, wherever you are. I know where I am. I'm sitting on a comfy sofa interviewing Emily June Street from the other side of the globe. For those that don't know Emily, she is an incredible author (check out her work and buy the new book to see for yourself). Emily …

VS365 One year on

FlashDogs Update 5h September 2017 will see the anniversary of VSS365. What is VSS365? A daily prompt (sometimes more than one) is posted each day on Twitter from the @flashdogs account. This for anyone that wants to write a tweet-sized story based on the prompt. Generally, this is just a word, but sometimes it is …

Infernal Clock

The Infernal Clock is an anthology conceived by David Shakes. It was delivered through much hard work by Steph Ellis (I know how that feels after the 3.5 FlashDogs Anthologies). It has beautiful artwork from Tam Rogers and internal design from Emily June Street. It takes the clock as the theme and 24 different tales …

Round 106: Winners

The Angry Hourglass

Happy Tuesday, and welcome to the Round 106 Winners post. Thanks to everybody who wrote stories last weekend and to Rob Knipe who did an admirable job as a first time judge. You’ll find his comments below.

This is the first time I’ve ever judged anything, more or less. I’ve inspected things and made sure that they’re all done to a certain standard, but this was far harder than pointing out a build up of carbon and telling someone to bring it back when it’s clean. Two things you should know, I use smiley’s way too often, and sometimes I write a joke in a story then have to delete the smiley at the end of it. I smile too much, and I put them everywhere. Apologies in advance.

Some great stuff here. I was going to do some HMs and 1st and 2nd, but thought they…

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Interview with a FlashDog : Brian S. Creek

Welcome to the sixth instalment of #InterviewWithAFlashDog FlashDogs are an international community of talented and supportive flash fiction writers. I’m now in editing mode for my first novel, Metropolitan Dreams (it's progressing well, with the expert help of EJS) and I thought it would be a good time to catch up with as many FlashDogs as I could. No word …