Short Fuse 1066

Shorelink Writers are proud to host Short Fuse 1066, Hastings primary open mic short story event. Held bi-annually in the Function Room of the Jenny Lind,  one of Hastings Old Towns most celebrated venues, the evening is open to all-comers. The only criteria are that it is your own work and the word count does not exceed 2500.

The event starts at 7.30pm  so please come earlier to give yourself time to buy a drink and the entrance fee is £3.00. All are welcome, whether you come to read or just to listen you we shall be delighted to see you.

For more information, contact us.


Update on the Short Fuse 1066 meeting on 12th April:

The evening was memorable for the quality of the stories rather than the quantity of the audience. Sadly, we had almost as many apologies as readers. But a suggestion that perhaps the event had run its course was greeted with horror by those present, as an open mic evening for short story writers is quite rare and obviously still valued by some. So we shall be at the Jenny Lind again in October.

As stated the stories were great and all extremely well read. We had a Shirley Valentine spoof, a rom-com crossed with scifi tale (the writer’s description!), a military fantasy, a quirky look at innocence, a dream which turned out to be a nightmare, a lovely (?) little story about the good old days, and, last but not least, Space Virgins of the Third Reich. You can use your imagination there!

The next Short Fuse 1066 will be on Sunday, October 25th  Event Cancelled

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