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Tag: Brilliant Flash Fiction

  • Sara Marchant

    Based in the High Desert of California, Sara Marchant is the author of Fairlight Books’ novella The Driveway Has Two Sides. Sara has a MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from the University of California. She teaches at Mt. San Jacinto College in Southern California and coaches aspiring authors at Pen & Paper writing workshops. Sara is the Founding Editor of Writers Resist – a network of writers who are ‘driven to defend the ideals of Read more [...]

  • Tim Dadswell

    Tim Dadswell was born in Bournemouth, Dorset, growing up in nearby Christchurch. He gained a BA in English Literature from Aberystwyth University in 1984. For thirty years, he worked in a variety of civil service posts in London before moving to Norfolk. After he retired, encouraged by friends with whom he had corresponded, he took some writing courses and picked up his pen. He was a runner-up in a Writers’ Forum flash fiction competition in Read more [...]