FLASHTAG


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I am one-fifth of Manchester-based writing collective FlashTag. The FlashTag Writers are (left to right) Dave Hartley, Tom Mason, Benjamin Judge, Sarah-Clare Conlon and Fat Roland. We perform together, organise spoken word events, run creative writing workshops, judge flash fiction competitions and publish short story anthologies. You can find us online here and you can buy copies of our book, Quickies: Short Stories For Adultshere.

FLASHTAG APPEARED AT ROCHDALE LITERATURE & IDEAS FESTIVAL ON 24 OCTOBER 2015.

FLASHTAG HEADLINED AT MANCHESTER'S VERBOSE ON 23 MARCH 2015.

FLASHTAG'S FOURTH SHORT SHORT STORY SLAM TOOK PLACE DURING LANCASTER LITFEST ON 18 OCTOBER 2014 AT THE STOREY INSTITUTE IN LANCASTER.

FLASHTAG APPEARED AT THE BLOG NORTH AWARDS DURING MANCHESTER LITERATURE FESTIVAL ON 8 OCTOBER 2014 AT THE DEAF INSTITUTE - MORE HERE.

FLASHTAG HOSTED THEIR THIRD SHORT SHORT STORY SLAM ON 8 JULY 2014 AT GULLIVERS ON OLDHAM STREET IN THE NORTHERN QUARTER. WINNER KATE FELD SAID: 


"Big props to the Flashtag collective for organising what is one of the most reliably fun lit events in Manchester."

FLASHTAG HOSTED THEIR SECOND SHORT SHORT STORY SLAM ON 22 APRIL 2014 AT GULLIVERS ON OLDHAM STREET IN THE NORTHERN QUARTER. THE MANCHIZZLE SAID:

"The Flashtag team were experts at wringing the maximum entertainment from the experience while also maintaining a friendly and supportive vibe throughout. It’s great to hear that they’re thinking of doing this every few months – judging by the big crowd last night it could do very well indeed."

Read Kate Feld's full review on The Manchizzle here

FLASHTAG HOSTED THEIR FIRST SHORT SHORT STORY SLAM ON 28 JUNE 2013 AT DIDSBURY ARTS FESTIVAL. DIDSBURY LIFE SAID:


“…perhaps the best of the Didsbury Arts Festival 
– something unique, home-grown and radical, 
a real stand-out event. A real literary treat.”