Flash Fiction Challenge: River Gods

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The River Gods is an annual speedboat race down 10 miles of the Tuscahana, a twisting length of water that eventually connects to the Mizzoula.

The boats are capable of speeds much greater than is permitted by the narrow and frequent bends of the river, making this one of the more dangerous races in all watersports.

Perennial contender Mark Mayfield was having the best race of his life and would almost doubtlessly have won. But he saw something happening on the bank as he rounded the final corner and decided he had to act. It cost him the race, but it made him a hero… Continue reading “Flash Fiction Challenge: River Gods”

Rachel Bennett Steury Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Rachel Bennett Steury is the readers’ choice in this week’s Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.

The winning entry is decided by the popular vote and rewarded with a special feature here today.

Without further ado, here’s the winning entry:

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