Flash Fiction

Giant Jeff Goldblum statue appears in London

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twenty-five years ago, "Jurassic Park" brought velociraptors to a new generation -- and broke a few box office records in the meantime.<p>It also had the unlikely benefit of turning Jeff Goldblum, who played Dr. Ian Malcolm in the film, into a sex symbol.<p>Now, to commemorate both of those …

Cleveland

Art of Story

<i>This is the third story in this summer’s Flash Fiction series. You can read the entire series, and last summer’s Flash Fiction stories, here.</i><p>Two young people, different colors, my color, passed me, crown of her topknot, edges of his fro glow softly above their heads when I first glanced down the …

Culture

Which “The Hotel” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ …

Creative Writing

Mary Kay Bonfante Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Mary Kay Bonfante is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote …

Posters

SF/F Saturday: Flash Fiction

July 15, 2018 by Adam Lee<p>I posted this original super-short story on Twitter a few weeks ago, but I don’t think I ever reposted it here. So, enjoy:<p>* …

Creative Writing

WOW! Women On Writing Summer 2018 Flash Fiction Contest

<b>About the Contest:</b> WOW! Women on Writing invites entries to its Summer 2018 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary …

Writing

Tips for Developing Story Writing Ideas – by Melissa Donovan…

<b>on Writing Forward site:</b><p>Short stories, flash fiction, novels, and novellas: there are countless stories floating around out there — and those are …

Creative Writing

Het David Effect

Mike has published flash fiction, short stories and longer work in various anthologies and magazines in the Netherlands and Belgium, including …

Barnes & Noble

Ed Cooke Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Ed Cooke is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and …

Creative Writing

The 2017 Flash Fiction Anthology Now Available!

Great news: the <b>Indies Unlimited 2017 Flash Fiction Anthology</b> is now available as an eBook! It will look great on your eReader, but we know you know …

Creative Writing

Transformed Into a Little Girl

Overview<p>Transformed Into a Little Girl by Eric Filler<p>The first in a new series of gender swapping adventures, Transformed Into a Little Girl features …

Barnes & Noble

Flash Fiction Editors’ Choice Winners for January 2018

Finally, the moment has arrived: we will now announce the Editors’ Choice winners for the IU Flash Fiction challenges from January 2018.<p>As you know, …

Creative Writing

Secrets of a Happy Marriage

Issue №19<p>H e was meticulously rude. Sometimes profoundly nice. When we weren’t arguing, we’d snuggle under our effective sweat-box comforter, frayed …

Creative Writing

Read microfiction in 150-character notifications from Serial Box app

Serial Box, publisher of serialized stories, wants to get your Mondays off to good start by sending a burst of microfiction to your iOS device.<p>Starting July 9, the fiction-publishing web site will send a push notification to your iPhone or iPad via its Serial Box app with a 150-character-or-less …

Creative Writing

Academy for Teachers Flash Fiction Contest

Submissions are now open for the Academy for Teachers: Stories Out of School Flash Fiction Contest. An award of $1,000 and publication on the <i>Tin …

Creative Writing

Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Oliver Owl

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. Write whatever comes to mind (<i>no sexual, political, or religious</i> stories, …

Creative Writing

Which “Peachy” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ …

Creative Writing

Josiah Stone Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Josiah Stone is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and …

Creative Writing

Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Peachy

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. Write whatever comes to mind (<i>no sexual, political, or religious</i> stories, …

Creative Writing

Literary Spotlight: Flash Fiction Online

<i>Subscribe today to The Writer magazine for tips, industry news, reviews, and more.</i>Suzanne W. Vincent, editor-in-chief of <i>Flash Fiction Online</i>, wants …

Creative Writing

Which “The Falls” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ …

Creative Writing

21 Flash Fiction Stories to Read While You Wait Anywhere

Standing in line at the grocery store? Stuck in a traffic jam? Waiting for a friend to get out of the bathroom? All perfect times to get a little …

Books

Lou Silvestri Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Lou Silvestri is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and …

Creative Writing

Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: The Falls

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. Write whatever comes to mind (<i>no sexual, political, or religious</i> stories, …

Creative Writing

FREE Online Writing Class for Adults

"Unleash the Writer Within" is designed to help adult writers at various levels, from beginning to advanced. We put writing and generating new …

Creative Writing

Which “Spelunk” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ …

Creative Writing

Pat Mills Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Pat Mills is the Readers’ Choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and …

Creative Writing

The Limits of Language: PW Talks with Christina Dalcher

Dalcher’s novel <i>Vox</i> (Berkley, Aug.) is set in a near-future America whose government limits women’s speech to 100 words per day.<p>Previously, you had …

Creative Writing

Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Spelunk

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. Write whatever comes to mind (<i>no sexual, political, or religious</i> stories, …

Creative Writing

Which “Underdog” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ …

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