Flash Fiction South West was set up to represent flash-fiction writers from all over the westcountry.
To celebrate the first National Flash Fiction Day on 16 May 2012 we are putting together a collection of micro-fiction.
A big big THANK YOU to the team of 15 readers who have helped work through the entries and managed to read and give a reaction to a large number of flash-fiction in only 5 weeks.
These wonderful people are (in the order they got round to emailing me their bios!):
Natalie Bowers is a fledgling writer, perpetual student and professional volunteer who lives in Hampshire with her husband, two children and a ukulele.
Martha Williams lives and writes on a big, wet rock overlooking the Atlantic. She has a selection of flash and short stories published in print and online, and blogs at marthawilliams.org
Kay Warner mum to 3 girls from the Forest of Dean, who loves reading. She will try reading anything but lives a good thriller or adventure with her favourite authors being James Patterson and Clive Cussler.
Georgina Cambridge from South Ashford is studying her Bachelors of Arts in English Literature and has enjoyed reading since she was 4.
Gail Aldwin loves reading and writing flash fiction during snatches of the day when she’s not required as a parent, partner or teacher. She blogs at: gailaldwin.wordpress.com
Lorena Hodgson lives in Fenland, home educates her family, and enjoys reading anything when she gets the chance.
Linda Southern, presently living in Scotland, is an Open University Student, a primary school administrator and loves to read.
Anouska Huggins, from Newcastle, is a reluctant accountant by day, a student of writing and literary things by night, and in between is a prolific gin drinker.
Peter Domican from Welwyn Garden City is a new flash fiction writer who believes in choosing his words carefully
Cath Barton is a singer, writer and photographer who lives in South Wales and is published here and there.
Tracy Tyrrell works to support the development of English teaching across four Bolton secondary schools, she is a compulsive reader and an aspiring writer. She hangs around on Twitter as MrsT and blogs at: http://mrstwritesinclemency.blogspot.co.uk
Amanda Warren from Hampshire is a big manga reader and an aspiring screenwriter
Kay Beer loves to read and write, is a recently published short story writer but still an aspiring novelist, because she’s fascinated by the things people do in their pursuit of love. Can be found rambling at: http://www.1lovelife.blogspot.co.uk/ & in Twitter as @1_Lovelife
Elizabeth Welsh is a freelance editor for a number of university presses and publishing companies worldwide. She writes poetry and short fiction and has been published in numerous print and online collections. She also has a chapter in a forthcoming collection on New Zealand short story writer, Katherine Mansfield. She blogs about all things literary here: ewelsh.wordpress.com
Liz Coleman is originally from Scotland but now lives in Ireland. In a previous working life, Liz used to read writing competition entries as part of her job. Now she writes and enters too!