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Pauline Masurel can be found on Twitter as @unfurlingnet.  She has sometimes blogged about short fiction at the Thresholds international short story forum.

Because I am not... is a flash fiction published online by Spontaneity in February 2014. It was inspired by Amanda Jane Mason's Lipstick.  And The Warrener's Daughter is a Tube-Flash by Pauline Masurel, which was added to The Casket of Fictional Delights in November 2013.

Her story 10:05-11:05 is included in an anthology of micro-fiction from the West Country which was collected at Flash-Fiction SW to celebrate National Flash Fiction Day on 16 May 2012.  The Barbie Nativity was featured in 4' 33" audio magazine in December 2011.  Her collage of spam, From My Nigerian Connection, was published by PenTales in October 2011 as part of their Connected collection of stories from around the world.

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The tiny story Leftovers was published in April 2010 in Issue 2 of Spilt Milk Magazine and a conversation with the editor, Sam Peczek, was recorded as a podcast later the same year.

Anybody's Moon was published by 971Menu in 2008.  Other very short stories can be found at fifty word fiction.

a narrowing, restricted view of the US flag  
This Train: Signals Past At Danger was created with Jennifer Jaye in the final months of 2001.  It is included in project hope, assembled and hosted by Reiner Strasser.
  a partial, topsy-turvy view of the UK flag

The Blind Tiler's Assistant is a fictional reflection upon the nature of collaborative digital creation.  It was published in February 2001 in frAme5:Digital Labour, for Love or Money.

Days Out 4Writers Junction are online reports of offline events.  They include accounts of a Writing Day in Swindon in 2003, as part of the Mslexia Ignite The Writer Roadshow, plus Helen Dunmore, Jackie Kay and Ali Smith speaking the same year about short stories and a presentation by David Crystal on Language and the Internet at the Bath Literature Festival in 2002.

Image by Randy Adams, trAce Online Writing Centre
Image: Randy Adams
Oh Google, how do I love thee? is an exploration of the pleasures and occasional pitfalls of searching the Internet. It featured in the Opinion section at the trAce Online Writing Center.

Blue Hyacinth is a writer's notebook, which was originally written online over a period of six-months during 2001-2002.
Image by Randy Nehila
Image: Randy Nehila

Claims is a Mutual Web entertainment created by Randy Adams, Everdeen Tree and Pauline Masurel. It set sail in July 2002 at Incubation2 with a demonstration of Claims Version 0.0

A Speedy Solstice Stichomither, written by Maev, appeared in Alan McDonald's The Longest Day: The Shortest Day which was compiled at Summer Solstice 2000.

There have also been a number of collaborative projects online over the years, including Michael Szpakowski's project, imagining ourselves, The Plant and Garden Collection of Margaret Penfold, QUICK-SHIFT, the cyber-kitchen, Clean at The Women's Library, the Imaginary Post Office run by PostMaster Randy Adams, Under the Umbrella with other students at Reading University's School of Continuing Education and various trAce projects such as The Eclipse Quilt, Home and Alan Sondheim's  Lost project.

Pauline Masurel

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