Acceptances and Nominations

It’s been a busy few months since I wrote my last blog post. I was away from blogging and had focused on writing and submitting. I’m glad to share some of the acceptances and publications. Please click on the links below to read the stories. Hope you like them.

 

A Crib - Flash Fiction by Mahesh Nair

My long listed story A Crib was published on Reflex Fiction in the last week of August.

 

Bequest

101 Words accepted my story, Bequest.

 

Thrilled to have my 75-word story Smudged lines scarred the photo on Paragraph Planet. Read it here.

 

My micro piece A School in Kabul was published in Issue 34 of Blink Ink Print. Theme: Uninvited Guests.

 

Image result for bath flash fiction award

And the big winner this year was when my story A Bicycle was long listed at Bath Flash Fiction Award. Bath Flash often received around 1000 entries. The icing on the cake: From the long list of 50, I made it to the shortlist of 20, judged by Nuala O’Connor.

 

Image result for bath flash fiction award

The Award anthology Things left and found by the side of the road is now available for purchase.

Thank you for your time and patience with this post.

I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019.

Peace.

Micro Fiction Competition. Read And Vote.

UPDATE:

Though I didn’t win the challenge, I thoroughly enjoyed the process. I thank everyone who voted for me. Much appreciated. Attaching my longlisted entry below for a quick read. Thanks.

________

I am one of the several longlisted to win a very short fiction challenge. Please read and vote.

Since there’s only one URL for all the stories, you’ll have to travel some nonfiction distance.

  1. Click this link: Ad Hoc Fiction: Micro Fiction Competition
  2. Click Tap here to Open under Issue 140: Sage
  3. You’ll see some great stories, but if you want to get to mine, keep clicking top or bottom right until you reach number 24 (or when it says ’23 more’). My story is titled Junk the Clot.
  4. It took me fifty three seconds from here to number 24, thirty seconds to read 82 words, then a decisecond to click on Vote (that is if you like it).
  5. If you love it, please tell others.
  6. If you voted – I’m honored. Really.
  7. Thanks a ton, and loads of love.
Grand Central station

When I See You Smile (Photo Challenge). Luminescent = glowing (Daily Prompt).