Flash Fiction Challenge: Diamonds to Go

Mr Pish at Pats King of Steaks writing prompt copyright KS Brooks Do not use without attribution
Photo copyright K. S. Brooks. Do not use without attribution.

The cops knew Fat Louie was fencing diamonds, but they could never figure out how he was moving the merchandise.

One day, this dame walks into the joint. She’s dressed to the nines and has this little pooch with her. She definitely looked out of place in a dive like this.

I noticed little poochie was particularly interested in one of the sandwiches.

I know it sounds crazy, but with the way this dame dressed, I figured maybe this little mutt knew what diamonds smell like…

Welcome to the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture and the written prompt above. Do not include the prompt in your entry. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. No political or religious entries, please.

On Tuesday night, judges will select the strongest entries, and on Wednesday afternoon, we will open voting to the public with an online poll so they may choose the winner. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms. Please note the rule changes for 2015.

The Write Place At the Write Time Is Accepting Submissions

The Write Place at the Write TimeThe Write Place At the Write Time is an online literary magazine committed to publishing literary experiences through the art of storytelling that transcend generations, cultures, and continents. They are currently seeking fiction, memoir non-fiction and poetry for their upcoming seven-year anniversary issue. The issue celebrates dreams and daring, pursuing passions to fruition, innovation, facing odds, taking action, luck, drive and determination.For fiction and non-fiction the max. is 3500 words, and concerning poetry, 30 lines.

Payment: Publication, community access and support.

Reading fee: None.

Deadline: Reading period for next issue ends May 1, 2015. For more information, please visit their website.

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