The third and final act for Flintlocks and Folly saw three authors conclude three different yet thematically exciting awards. We’ve already seen both Norrish and Seymour take a win apiece. Can Mills square it up with a win for part […]
The Argonauta’s Prey: Reclaimed Jessica Seymour Flintlocks & Folly Award: Act 3 “Jacksy, you stay put.” “Why? Cuz I’m a livin’?” “No, cuz you’re thirteen!” Jacksy followed at Assy’s skirts anyway, like a babe after his nanny. It wasn’t until Pike put […]
A Ship ‘Blood & Discovery’ Part 3 Daniel Norrish Flintlocks and Folly Act 3 Taibald and Banda sprinted towards the horizon, still moving up the hill with the cloud of murderous, flying creatures drawing closer. Taibald clutched the purple melon […]
At NiTH, were always keen to explore new genres. For example, we were the first website to put together a Climate Fiction Short Story List, a page that is ranked top in Google’s search rankings, and includes some great authors, […]
Act 3 is due 23rd October 2016. It is the final act.
It’s a case of found and lost as our undead air pirates attempt to pillage their prey.
The Mutiny Daniel Norrish Flintlocks and Folly, Act 2 Taibald follows the wild man through the dense, dark jungle and before long they step from the heavily wooded area onto a strange desert. The ring of trees stops dead and […]
Bennie Taylor’s learning about past loves who won’t stay submerged. But she finds it can heat up here, in the Suit of Batons. Snowing in Capricorn, Act 2: Say For Me Those Old-Fashioned Words (Suit of Batons) Ryan D Mills […]
I was really excited with last week’s Flintlock & Folly Award shortlist. Whenever we try something with strict genre requirements there’s always a risk we won’t get enough entries, or that the stories might miss the mark, particularly when it’s […]
Part 2 of this Flintlock fantasy award is due 2 October 2016
Four authors compete in an award about high seas, ghost ships, secret islands, magic, mystery, plunder and the occasional blunderbuss.
“For this to work, we must act in unison. There can be no hold-outs.”
Magic powder smugglers put the Coast Guard off the scent.
Captain Pike’s ghost ship, the Argonauta, is the most feared airship in the skies. But when he can’t resist easy pickings on the way back to port, he and his crew get a nasty shock.
Taibald’s not much of a fighter, but he needs what’s in that pewter box.
Act 1 in this 3 part fantasy award is due Sunday 28 August 2016.