Flashes is a literary website which publishes short stories, non-fiction, flash fiction, poetry and author interviews. Our goal is to give talented writers a platform to showcase their creativity, with an emphasis on original voice, innovative style and challenging plots. If you would like to submit your work for consideration And, please don't forget to... Continue Reading →
A great weekend read! Trent is running a e-book promo on his his book until Tuesday 26th March. Get your free copy of ‘The Halley Branch’ now.
I am running a promotion on The Halley Branch this weekend into early next week. It starts Friday, March 22, at midnight Pacific time (what, 7 AM GMT?). It ends on Tuesday, March 26, at Midnight Pacific time (OK, 11:59 PM or 6:59 AM Wednesday GMT).
An evil 300 years in the making. A trap set 150 years in the past.
The day should have been a normal “family day” at the Hawkins’ Mausoleum, but a premonition followed Trevor into the crypt. To make matters worse, he couldn’t shake his morning vision of a dead woman draped in a funeral-shroud.
After rescuing a girl trapped in the tomb, repressed memories forced him to reevaluate everything. Was his extended family a cult with roots going back to America’s colonial past? Was the evil Benjamin Halley still stalking his tomb after 150 years? Was there any truth to the Power described…
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Every April, poets worldwide join the NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) /GloPoWriMo challenge to write 30 poems in 30 days. WritingForums.com have created a space where all poets can not only participate, but receive encouragement from other poets. Join the fun and register your interest < HERE>
Our featured interview for February is with Pamelyn Casto. She is twice a Pushcart Prize nominee, has published feature-length articles on flash fiction in Writer's Digest (and in their other publications), Fiction Southeast, Abstract Magazine, and OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters. Her essay on flash fiction and myth appears in Field Guide to Writing... Continue Reading →
Don’t miss this offer!
I am excited to announce that both of my collections of poetry, Kaleidoscopic Beauty and I am the Stars in the Sky, are available free on Kindle today.
Should you grab a copy I’d be ever so very grateful if you would leave reviews on Amazon as reviews help search rankings or something… Thank you 🙂
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Save the Date: National Flash Fiction Day 2019 will take place on 15 June 2019 Source: National Flash-Fiction Day – Save the Date: National Flash Fiction Day 2019 will take place on 15 June 2019
Darren White shares his story of sexual abuse through his poetry. His words will catch in your throat, bring tears to your eyes and resonate long after you have closed the book. Author's note from Darren White. Are you a survivor of emotional, sexual or physical abuse? Are you a boy, man, girl or woman?... Continue Reading →
Train Story By T.L. Murphy Frank can’t wait any longer. He stands up and squirms past the woman with the kid without making eye contact. Which way to the can? Oh yea, up there, past the old fart taking tickets. Frank shuffles up the aisle and shoulders past the conductor to the end of the... Continue Reading →
The Siren Temptation by Andrew Clunn Fools told you to seek contentment, and to cast me away. They claimed I bring pain and disappointment. That I promise then betray. Look into their aging eyes. Is there any pleasure there? Why should their inner peace need validation? Why would the enlightened care? Continued on Flashes About... Continue Reading →
by Duane PesiceOriginally posted on Flashes The muted swish of cymbals hisses from a speaker in the corner of a darkened room. A small red light winks in response, and the wash increases in volume slightly and pans. The lights of a meter, green, red, yellow, follow the progress of an angular series of chords on... Continue Reading →