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

And without further ado the Winner is… 1st Place: Charles Liburn (Roy York) – Birds of a Feather 2nd Place: Carrie

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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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WINNER Flash Fiction Contest “Happiness”

And without further ado the Winner is… 1st Place: Ken Cartisano “T. Rex” 2nd Place: Alice Nelson “My Olive” 3rd

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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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April 20- May 3, 2017 Flash Fiction Contest “The Elephant In The Room”

Can you write a short story about the “Elephant in the Room”? An English-language metaphorical idiom for an obvious problem or risk no one wants to discuss, or a condition of groupthink no one wants to challenge.

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

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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Monthly Genre Short Story Contest – Fairy Tale Redoux

(The LinkedIn discussion thread can be found here. This post is for stories only.) What childhood would be complete without

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STORY THREAD; Feb 18 to Mar 2, 2016 Flash Fiction Contest: “Desert/We Covered Lots of Territory That Day” Prompt

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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STORY THREAD; Feb 4 to Feb 17, 2016 Flash Fiction First Line Contest: “It Was The Most Beautiful…”

The LinkedIn Comment Thread can be found here.

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