Shirley Golden writes short fiction. Her work has appeared in print and online. Her most recent publications are in Dream Catcher, issue 26 and on 1000WORDS. She won the Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2013. Her stories can be downloaded to mobile devices from Ether Books, or viewed through her website. Visit www.shirleygolden.net for more information, or tweet to her @shirl1001
Susi 'SJI' Holliday won the Global Short Stories competition in January 2010 and has since had several short stories published online (5 Minute Fiction, Five Stop Story, What the Dickens? Magazine) and in print (Jawbreakers, Off the Record 2: At the Movies). When not making notes about new stories or attempting to keep hold of her day job as a statistician, Susi continues to work on her latest crime novel which would be finished a lot quicker if she stopped trying to do far too many things at once. More info (and lots of flash!) at: www.sjiholliday.com. Follow on Twitter at @SJIHolliday
Susan Howe has been writing fiction for about ten years. Her short stories are scattered between Ether Books, Alfie Dog Fiction, magazines and anthologies. She has won Flash500 twice and 'The Beast Next Door’, now a short feature film by Bugger of a Kid Productions, was screened in New York in 2014. Susan's most recent achievements include stories published in Twisted Tales, Eating My Words, The Edge of Passion, Fifty Flashes of Fiction, The Bookmuse Journal and Fine Linen. She blogs, or bribes other writers to blog, at the long and the short of it.
Caroline Kelly is mum to two boys and by day is a solicitor, by night - or any other time she can squeeze in! - a writer. She has had poetry published as part of an anthology, has won the txtlit competition which is run monthly and often takes part in the weekly Friday Prediction, which lets her explore her more gruesome side. Caroline is currently working on her first novel (a thriller) whilst continuing to write short stories and flash fiction.As part of the day job, she also regularly writes news articles for a website. Caroline also participates in a monthly book group, reviewing and discussing all types of fiction.
Calum Kerr is the Director of National Flash-Fiction Day, editor of Gumbo Press, Teaching Fellow in Cerative Writing at the University of Southampton and a writer of flash-fiction. He has had stories published in many places: Bugged, Litro, The Pygmy Giant, Flash, Shoestring; had his own programme of them on Radio 4 at Christmas; a pamphlet which from Salt, entitled Braking Distance, a collection from Cinder House, entitled Lost Property, and this year is writing a collection each month. He is, basically, obsessed with flash-fiction and writing in general. More info at www.calumkerr.co.uk
mrsflash365.blogspot.co.uk. Stories from this collection have appeared in various places, including previous editions of FlashFlood. In 2013 she collaborated on a short collection, Mr & Mrs Flash, with her husband, Calum, which is available on Kindle.
Cassandra Parkin has a Master’s degree in English Literature from York University and has been writing fiction all her life – mostly as Christmas and birthday presents for friends and family. Her short story collection, New World Fairy Tales, was awarded Salt Publishing’s Scott Prize and has been longlisted for the 2012 Edge Hill Short Story Prize and the 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. She has also had short stories published in Beat Magazine, The View From Here and the Ten Journeys anthology from Legend Press. She is married with two children, has so far resisted her clear genetic destiny to become a mad old cat lady and lives in a small but perfectly-formed village in East Yorkshire. Her Twitter handle is @cassandrajaneuk and she blogs at www.cassandraparkin.wordpress.
Nettie Thomson is a writer, photographer and poodle wrangler. She has had short fiction published in a variety of magazines, won a crime writing competition and was longlisted in the 2011 Words With Jam First Page competition. Nettie won 3rd prize in the 2012 FlashBang competition. She is working on a children's book about a Glaswegian pirate and a black comedy about a troubled maths teacher with 'visions'.