Flashback Fiction | Interview

I had a piece of flash fiction called ‘Foundering‘ published in Flashback Fiction this week. They ask all of their authors to answer a few questions on their inspirations, influences, and favourite historical fiction writers. If you’ve got a piece of historical fiction sitting in your drafts folder I really can’t recommend them enough. The editors were approachable and went to great efforts to promote and advertise my work.

Read my interview here.

*Thanks for reading, folks. Image courtesy of Wikipedia. Recent short stories include ‘Panning Out‘ and ‘Traitors’ Gate‘.*


Matthew Richardson is a writer of short stories. His work has featured in Gold Dust magazine, Literally Stories, Near to the Knuckle, McStorytellers, Penny Shorts, Soft Cartel, Whatever Keeps the Lights On, Flashback Fiction, and Shooter magazine. He is a doctoral student at the University of Dundee, a lucky husband, and a proud father.

Not necessarily in that order.

4 thoughts on “Flashback Fiction | Interview

  1. Thought this answer was perfect: “I love the flexibility that flash fiction affords me. Nothing is too big a risk to take, because if the piece fails, all I have lost is a thousand words. Flash also provides a fascinating window into our world.” So so awesome. And inspiring. Makes me want to try it again!! Thank you so much for sharing this interview with us.

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