Tag Archives: flash fiction


Coming up in August 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd August 2015

Coming up in August on The Great Escape: Wednesday 8th August – Short Story – “Defective” – Young sorcerer Peter faces a daunting challenge when he’s expected to demonstrate powers he doesn’t have in this new flash fiction story from TGE author Chrissey Harrison. Wednesday … Continue reading


Follow Friday – 101 Words

Posted by Rich - 24th July 2015

101 Words is a site devoted to user-submitted short stories that are exactly one-hundred-and-one words long. Site creator Shannon started writing 101-word stories for their site back in 2005, but it wasn’t until 2007 when the site really came into its … Continue reading


Story Cards – The “Prototypes”

Posted by Chrissey - 8th July 2015

While TGE were at Cardiff Comic Expo on National Flash Fiction Day, Chrissey wrote these story cards in response to prompts from convention guests. The challenge inspired some weird and wacky tales, including a dark tale of a day in … Continue reading


Announcing the Winner of our Flash Fiction Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 27th June 2015

A big thank you to all the writers who took part in our writing competition this June. The quality of the entries we received was very high indeed which made judging very difficult. In the end we chose our favourite … Continue reading


Announcing our Flash Fiction Competition!

Posted by Chrissey - 8th June 2015

Flash fiction is the art of telling short, powerful stories. In celebration of National Flash Fiction Day on the 27th June, we’re inviting writers to share their flash fiction with us. The Great Escape features genre fiction, with an emphasis on … Continue reading


Coming up in June 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 1st June 2015

Coming this June on The Great Escape: Wednesday 3rd June – Over the Edge – Two survivors find themselves stranded in the mountains after their bus goes over the edge of a ravine in this new short story by resident writer … Continue reading


Events News – June 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 25th May 2015

This is the Great Escape’s guide to things happening in the world of indie films, fiction, comics and the arts. We’ve pulled together a bunch of events for you to check out in June… In the World of Indie Film VidUKon, … Continue reading


Family Reunion

Posted by Chrissey - 25th March 2013

Nothing ever changes. Father’s big burgundy cushioned chair, his favourite, is in the same place against the wall, situated on a bird-floral sisal rug. I remember how father used to say, “It’s not that you are what you eat. It’s … Continue reading


Micro Fiction Vol 2 : Escape

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd October 2012

The following collection of micro fiction stories are the winners and runners up from our “Escape” micro fiction vs poetry contest (Sept-Oct 2012).  Competition entrants were asked to write 150 words with the theme of “escape”. For more details about … Continue reading


“Escape” Micro Fiction vs Poetry Contest Winners Announced

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd October 2012

Our “Escape” writing contest for micro fiction and poetry received a record 29 entries from 24 different writers. We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who took part and helped make this the best and most exciting … Continue reading


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