The Greatest Gift

A few months ago, I got word of the greatest gift any writer can be given. No, it wasn't a mega-bucks contract and a film deal. For those things are not really important. This was magnatudes more precious to me. Someone who I hold in the highest regard (both as a friend and incredibly talented writer,) …

“Fair Ray Tale of New York” – FLASHVERSARY IS HERE! | Flash! Friday

Fair Ray Tale of New York Your amber locks dance into the suburban New York skyline. I wipe the residue of accelerant from my hands and onto my grubby fatigues. Experience tells me the smells will linger under my fingernails for days to come. Your movement is that of a ghost, an apparition, a fair …

“Pyro” – Poised Pen – Frightening Flash Fiction Competition – Shortlist

The Poised Pen are a writing group from Liverpool. Two of the FlashDogs (A.J. Walker and Catherine Connolly) are also members of the group and they convinced the group to hold a prize winning flash fiction competition, with the chance to appear in an anthology afterwards. There wee no prompts - just the theme of …