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Flash Fiction Flashback: How the 576th Annual Pollen Festival Blossomed My Budding Career by Samantha L. Strong Emma Munro

In April 2017, English computer scientist Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee was awarded the A.M Turning Award for inventing the World Wide Web. Ten colorful sarcophagi and numerous figurines were discovered in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the Valley of the Kings, and Sodimejo, an Indonesian man who claimed to have been born in 1870, which would have made him 146 years old, died.

It was also the month that Flash Fiction Online published the flamboyantly droll, How the 576th Annual Pollen Festival Blossomed My Budding Career by Samantha L. Strong. If you need a day-long smile, this is the story for you.

© Emma Munro

Meet the Author

Emma Munro

Emma Munro

Emma Munro is a queer cis woman who lives in the Blue Mountains of Australia with her wife and cat. Her stories have appeared in Hashtag Queer LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology Vol. 1, Hello Horror, Pure Slush, Cosmos and other places.

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