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2017 Flash Fiction Competition
We are delighted to announce the WINNERS of the 2017 Flash Fiction Competition. Congratulations to Douglas Bruton, Neem Shah and Zoe Meager and the runners-up (listed on the competitions page) whose stories have been selected by judge Kit de Waal. In her judge’s report Kit describes Flash Fiction as “the study of a moment in a much longer narrative. In a few hundred words, the writer must evoke character, place and setting.” The winning stories do just this and epitomise the art of Flash Fiction.
The three prize-winning stories will be published on The Casket of Fictional Delights in October, with an audio podcast of all the winners on the 23rd October.
Tales from the Underground
Embark on a unique fictional journey around London using the London Underground. Read or listen to 90 Flash Fiction stories. Writers have been inspired by a brooch or the station bringing to life London, its history, its quirks, its character, its humour, its underbelly and the melting pot that is a cosmopolitan Metropolis. Beware of Aliens, Ghosts, Murderers and Clowns!
In Spring 2017 we showed off some of the TubeFlash brooch collection at The Brooch is Back Exhibition, launched as part of Clerkenwell Design Week in Central London in conjunction with Transport for London and Craft Central.
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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