The Casket Competition launches on 17th March as part of the nationwide Get Creative Festival, and we are delighted to welcome this year’s Judge, the well-regarded flash fiction author and expert David Gaffney.
Early Bird Entry is £3 per flash fiction for the duration of the Get Creative Festival (17th - 25th March), thereafter £5 per flash fiction. Closing date: 31st May 2018.
The WINNING Flash Fiction will receive a £150 prize. The top four Flash Fictions will be professionally recorded and broadcast as a special audio podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, TuneIn and Stitcher. The top eight Flash Fictions will be published online on The Casket of Fictional Delights.
Tell Me When It Kicks In by Douglas Bruton - something to unsettle.
The Single Shining Dot by Anna Nozarova-Evans - something shocking and mischievous.
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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