December 6 – December 19, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “A Christmas Miracle”

Theme: A Christmas Miracle. Stories must end with the line: “With that, he/she walked into the snowstorm, never looking back.”. (Does

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November 1 – November 14, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Something Strange”

Theme: Something Strange The story must start with: (I)(He)(She)(They)(We)(It)(A Name)(The) … knew there was something strange…” Requirement: NO spaceships in

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October 18 – October 31, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “The Lighthouse”

Theme: The lighthouse On a dark and stormy night a visitor arrives at the lighthouse. Required Elements: Crashing Waves (actual

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WINNER September 20 – October 3, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “The End of the World”

And without further ado the Winner is… 1st Place: The Picket Fence by Phil Town 2nd Place: It Started in the

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September 20 – October 3, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “The End of the World”

Theme: The End of the World. As in apocalypse; NOT a teenager’s lament such as, “If I can’t go to

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WINNER September 12 – September 26 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “The Trunk” (Bonus)

And without further ado the Winner is… 1st Place: Explanations by Roy York 2nd Place: The Trunk: The Mystery of the Magic

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September 12 – September 26 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “The Trunk” (Bonus)

Theme: First Line Prompt. Your story must begin with the following 27 words: She lifted the hood of the trunk, bracing

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September 6- September 19, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Return”

Theme: Return (any meaning) Any genre or style, but has to have a happy/upbeat ending. Must use these four words directly: ‘suit,

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August 23 – September 5, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Wedding”

Theme: Wedding. Must contain- Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Word Count: 1,200

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August 9- August 22, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Travel”

Theme: Travel You take a trip to any location you choose. Describe the scenery, the people, and the social system in

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May 24 – June 6, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “But You Promised” (Bonus)

1200 word bonus flash fiction contest “But you promised…”, a character has to break a promise they made years ago to a loved one.

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May 4 – May 16, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Styx”

This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Styx”. Take the viewpoint of the bidder, take the viewpoint of the main character, take the viewpoint of the victim (if she’s an assassin or death reaper), just have fun with it.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED!! April 5 – April 25, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Eclipse” (Bonus)

1200 word bonus flash fiction contest “Eclipse”, the story must include a secret.

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March 29 – April 12, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Deadly Sin”

1200 word Flash Fiction Contest “Deadly Sin”, the theme must incorporate any one of the seven deadly sins; Gluttony, Sloth, Greed, Envy, Lust, Wrath or Pride. Story must be in fable form with a moral ending

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March 21 – April 4, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “White Horse” (Bonus)

1500 word bonus flash fiction contest “White Horse”, the story must include a woman of high/noble/royal birth and a white horse (can be literal or theoretical).

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March 7 – March 21, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “The Harbor” (Bonus)

1200 word Flash Fiction Contest “The Harbor”, the story must start with the paragraph: “It was dark. Not pitch black, but some gray darkness that barely allowed shapes to form. All I could smell was the tang of seaweed, all I could hear was the breaking of waves.”.

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March 1 – March 14, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Socks”

1200 word Flash Fiction Contest “Socks”. The story must end with the words, “never again” and must include image, motif, and/or symbol of SOCKS.

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February 15 – February 28, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “What’s in the Attic”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “What’s in the Attic”. Story Requirements: An elderly man

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February 1 – February 14, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Fence”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Fence”. 1. a physical barrier either existing or in

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January 4 – January 17, 2018 Flash Fiction Contest “Murder at Midnight”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Murder at Midnight”.
Story Requirements: completely open to writers interpretation.
Word Count: 1,200

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DEADLINE EXTENSION!! November 24 – December 31, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Elements”

This will be our final contest of 2017. We would like to thank all of you who have participated, and

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SECOND DEADLINE EXTENTION! October 26 – November 22, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Post Apocalyptic”

Flash Fiction Contest “Post Apocalyptic”, a writing prompt with required elements and a specific word count. These writing prompts help us hone our craft and keep us fresh.

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October 12- October 25, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Stuck in an Elevator”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Stuck in an Elevator”. Story Requirements: You are stuck

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September 14 – September 27, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Tragedy”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “tragedy”. Story Requirements: completely open to writers interpretation. Word

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August 24 – September 13, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “The Letter”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “The Letter”. Story Requirements: A teacher finds a letter in

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Writing Prompt “Train Station”

A “just for fun” writing prompt to get your creativity going.
The prompt is “Train Station” and can be up to 2,000 words.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 3 – August 23, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “The Service”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “The Service”. Story Requirements: could be military service, could

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Bonus Flash Fiction Last Line Contest “Unexpected” – to introduce the new gift card incentive!

Last line flash fiction contest. Submit a story in this bonus 30 day contest for your chance to win either a Starbucks or a Kindle Gift Card.

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July 6 – July 19, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Snakes”

Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “snakes”. Story Requirements: Can be singular or plural, but

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March 23 – April 5, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Clouds”

This post is for stories related to the Contest theme: “Clouds”.   The clouds can be storm clouds, chem trails,

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February 16 – March 8, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “Time”

New short story contest theme: “Time”.

Anything to do with time. A watch maker; a clock tower; time travel; a historical era, the essence of a musical arrangement; a pocket watch; a deadline, (as in a limited time), a rare opportunity (one-time only). Etc., etc.

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January 5 – January 18, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “A Fresh Start”

This post is for STORIES related to the Contest theme: “A Fresh Start.” The link to the LinkedIn Comment Thread

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December 15, 2016 – January 4, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “A Christmas Tale”

This post is for STORIES related to the Contest theme: “A Christmas Tale.” The link to the LinkedIn Comment Thread

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Story Thread: December 1- December 14, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “The Day After”

This post is for STORIES related to the Contest theme: “The Day After.”  Your story must take place after some

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Story Thread: November 17- November 30, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “Irreconcilable Differences”

This post is for STORIES related to the Contest theme: “Irreconcilable Differences”. The link to the LinkedIn Comment Thread can

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Story Thread: November 3- November 16, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “The Main Character is Physically Impaired”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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Story Thread: October 20 – November 2, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “Chance Encounter”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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Story Thread: October 6- October 19, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “A Change of Mind”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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Story Thread: September 22 – October 5, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “Book Title”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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Story Thread: Aug 25 – Sep 7, 2016 Flash Fiction First Line Contest “The owlet led me to…”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED!! Story Thread: Aug 4- Aug 24, 2016 Flash Fiction Last Line Contest “In A Few Moments, There Would/Will Be No More Doubts”

DEADLINE EXTENDED!! LAST DAY TO SUBMIT A STORY IS NOW AUGUST 24TH. LET’S GET SOME MORE STORIES SUBMITTED!! The LinkedIn

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Story Thread: Jul 21 – Aug 3, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest “Forgotten Deity”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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Story Thread: July 07- July 20 Flash Fiction First Line Contest “It’s been a long time since I drank champagne…””

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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Story Thread: June 9 – June 22 Flash Fiction Contest “Invasion”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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STORY THREAD; May 12 – May 25 Flash Fiction Contest “Discovery”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here. This post is for STORIES related to the theme “Discovery – of

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STORY THREAD; Mar 31– Apr 14, 2016 Flash Fiction Writing Contest: “Fear”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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STORY THREAD; Mar 17 – Mar 30, 2016 Flash Fiction Writing Contest: “3 of 4 Required Elements”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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STORY THREAD; Mar 3 to Mar 16, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest: “Unwanted Gifts” Prompt

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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