Ada Mae stood at the kitchen sink looking out the window. She just couldn’t believe she’d been living in this house for almost seventy years. She glanced at the clock over the stove; the girls would be arriving in just…
My name is Joanna Sterling and I’m a Collector – my collection of contemporary, vintage and period brooches has been amassed over 30 years. The story collection published here is not quite so old but is just as diverse. There are short stories and flash fiction, my own and ones by other writers. Some are traditional and others more avant-garde. I aim to select stories that intrigue, amuse and maybe provoke. Open up The Casket of Fictional Delights and pick out a story or a brooch.
To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8th March this month’s brooch was almost certainly made for and worn by a Suffragette. It is gold with seed pearls, amethysts and peridots. It has a small detachable hook with three seed pearls…
Award-winning writer Kit De Waal will be judging the 2017 FLASH FICTION COMPETITION.
Launching on 7th April, to coincide with Get Creative, a nationwide weekend celebrating and supporting everyday creativity. PRIZES: The top three flash fictions will be published here, on The Casket of Fictional Delights. The top 10 flash fictions will be professionally recorded and broadcast as special audio stories on iTunes, SoundCloud, TuneIn and Stitcher. The winning flash fiction receives a £150 prize.
Prefer to listen? - from the beginning The Casket of Fictional Delights has specialised in producing high quality audio recordings of short stories and flash fiction compilations. The audios are recorded by actors and voiceover artists and produced by a professional studio manager ensuring we maintain a consistent high standard. I’ve chosen three to highlight the variety and quality of work we have to offer - visit our Audio page for more. I hope you enjoy listening to them.
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