WORDS FROM THE WRITING DESK

April 2, 2018

Smokelong Quarterly is a highly respected online journal dedicated to “bringing the best flash fiction to the web on a quarterly basis, whether written by widely published authors or those new to the craft”. The editors, and the submission process, are inclusive and fr...

January 6, 2016

Last year I achieved my first long list success with a story called “Death in the Nest”.  This was a very exciting moment.  Usually, when you are waiting for a long or short list to come out, you end up scanning the list of names two or three times, just in case you mi...

January 4, 2016

This time last year I was reading this missive from one of my heroes, Bono.  After his pretty horrific cycling accident in Central Park and laid up under a strict “no public appearances” regime, he had a lot of time on his hands to reflect on the whole of his 2014 and...

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Someone Else, Somewhere Else - Interview with Flash Fiction writer and Smokelong Quarterly editor, Christopher Allen

April 2, 2018

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