‘A Bit of Sparkle’ one of three winners on 1000words!

Just a quick blog here to let my lovely followers know that I have a winning flash fiction story published on 1000words The story is called ‘A Bit of Sparkle’ and traces the journey of a piece of fabric from an Indian sweatshop to a London market. It is under 500 words long so can be read in a moment of stolen indulgence. I hope you will enjoy it!

‘A Bit of Sparkle’ will later be available in an e-anthology of the National Flash Fiction Day Winners. May 16th this year was the first NFFD and hopefully the first of many.

A belly dancer is one of the protagonists in the story, so I’m thrilled to be able to integrate this other passion into my writing!

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About susancarey

Writer and teacher living in Amsterdam. Trying to be mindful and occasionally succeeding!
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6 Responses to ‘A Bit of Sparkle’ one of three winners on 1000words!

  1. gailaldwin says:

    Great story – well done.

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  2. nessafrance says:

    Well done, Susan. It gives one a real lift to have a success like that.

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  3. susancarey says:

    Thank you! And sorry, Vanessa, for the triple news whammy of Twitter, WA and my blog! But I couldn’t have achieved it without the support of my WA chums.

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  4. Julia says:

    Hi Susan. I’ve just finished your short story “Blow me a Kiss” and I have to say I really enjoyed it. I really liked how you portrayed the characters. The touch of humor was delightful. And I wouldn’t have imagined that ending. Well done.

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    • susancarey says:

      Hi Julia,
      Thanks very much for reading my short story and for your positive comment, it really means a lot to me. When I am back from a work trip I will have a look at your blog. Good luck with your writing!

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