Theme: A Christmas Miracle. Stories must end with the line: “With that, he/she walked into the snowstorm, never looking back.”. (DoesRead more
Theme: Sports. Expound, satirically perhaps, on your favorite sport. Word Count: 1,200Read more
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 inRead more
Theme: The lighthouse On a dark and stormy night a visitor arrives at the lighthouse. Required Elements: Crashing Waves (actualRead more
Theme: The End of the World. As in apocalypse; NOT a teenager’s lament such as, “If I can’t go toRead more
And without further ado the Winner is… 1st Place: Explanations by Roy York 2nd Place: The Trunk: The Mystery of the MagicRead more
Theme: First Line Prompt. Your story must begin with the following 27 words: She lifted the hood of the trunk, bracingRead more
Theme: Return (any meaning) Any genre or style, but has to have a happy/upbeat ending. Must use these four words directly: ‘suit,Read more
Theme: Travel You take a trip to any location you choose. Describe the scenery, the people, and the social system inRead more
1200 word bonus flash fiction contest “But you promised…”, a character has to break a promise they made years ago to a loved one.Read more
1200 word bonus flash fiction contest “Eclipse”, the story must include a secret.Read more
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 endingRead more
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).Read more
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.”.Read more
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.Read more
Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “What’s in the Attic”. Story Requirements: An elderly manRead more
Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Fence”. 1. a physical barrier either existing or inRead more
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
This will be our final contest of 2017. We would like to thank all of you who have participated, andRead more
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.Read more
Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “Stuck in an Elevator”. Story Requirements: You are stuckRead more
Theme: This post is for stories related to the contest theme: “The Letter”. Story Requirements: A teacher finds a letter inRead more
A “just for fun” writing prompt to get your creativity going.
The prompt is “Train Station” and can be up to 2,000 words.