Flash Fiction & Short Stories

The Spire of Frozen Fire promo video

A new promo video, this time for the novella, The Spire of Frozen Fire by Joel Cornah. Taking place several years before the events of The Sea-Stone Sword, this tale tells us of Jareth the pirate and her journey to Bron’Halla, the prison at the end of the world. She […]

Felinity is coming, and we’re giving stuff away! 1

Amazon  Amazon UK Felinity, noun, plural fel-in-ities. 1. The quality of being cat-like. 2. A divine being, a cat. Grimbold Books is proud to present our first Kristell Inkling, a collection of feline inspired flash fiction stories written by authors from all around the world. This collection celebrates what we […]

A.J Dalton hosts a writing comp!

Interested? You should be… Full details are available here: Clicky Clicky. Basically, for the chance to win some signed goodies all you need to do is write a 500 word short story in the fantasy genre with a metaphyiscal feel. What’s ‘metaphysical?’ I hear you ask. Good question. Looky here […]

Be A Good Kitty – Lance Cross (Joint 3rd place)

Finally, we have Lance’s entry. A fantastic story that really is worthy of placement. We thoroughly enjoyed it, and hope you do too! Be A Good Kitty by Lance Cross ‘I hate cats,’ said Jon, ‘Why would we want to kidnap one?’ ‘We’re not going to keep it idiot,’ said […]

Nine Lives Later – Christie Rampersad (Joint 3rd place)

3rd place was won by both Christie and Lance, but today we’ll share Christie’s entry (ladies first!). The judges differed with this one, but we thought both stories were worthy of 3rd place.   Nine Lives Later by Christie Rampersad  “Death is peaceful,” I say – my second lie today. […]

The Hunt – Will MacMillan-Jones (2nd place)

Here we have the story that both judges placed second, and here’s what they had to say: “…A definite contender. A decent punch at the end and well controlled prose style…” “…I really liked this, and didn’t see the twist coming. The urgency was well maintained throughout…”     The […]

Nein Lives – A.F.E Smith (Winner of the Flash Fiction Competition)

As promised, here is the winning entry by the incredibly talented A.F.E Smith. We loved it, and hope you do too! Here’s what the judges had to say: …”Intelligent and epic in scale. Short stories embedded within short stories. A great payoff and concept…” …”Oh very good. Lovely secret history […]

We Have A Winner! (For the Feline Flash Fiction Competition)

Actually, there are four winners, but I didn’t want to complicate the title. Our first birthday competition went much better than we thought it would. There were a huge number of high quality entries that made us laugh, giggle and in some cases, well up with tears. It was exceptionally […]


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