Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Killed By

Killed By flash fiction writing prompt copyright KS Brooks
Photo copyright K. S. Brooks. Do not use without attribution.

Use the photograph above as the inspiration for your flash fiction story. Write whatever comes to mind (no sexual, political, or religious stories, jokes, or commentary, please) and after you PROOFREAD it, submit it as your entry in the comments section below. There will be no written prompt.

Welcome to the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture at left. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

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Flash Fiction Editors’ Choice Winners for May & June 2017

indies unlimited editors choice flash fiction winnersFinally, the moment has arrived: we will now announce the Editors’ Choice winners for the IU Flash Fiction challenges from May and June 2017.

As you know, each week, the public gets to choose the Readers’ Choice winning entry by popular vote and the author is rewarded with a special feature on Saturdays. In the case of the Editors’ Choice winners, they garner a coveted spot in the first ever Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Editors’ Choice Anthology. You don’t remember any of this? Well, you can refresh your memory by reading our rules.) Without further ado, here are the winning authors:

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Treat Yourself to Some eBook Bargains

reading an ebook deal adult-1867751_960_720Here you go – a bunch of hot new free and bargain eBooks to read, just for you! You’re going to need these while your sitting at the beach, or on vacation, or just hanging at home. You can fill up that Kindle now with the free and 99 cent eBook deals right here on Thrifty Thursday!

Readers: look in the comment section below. If you see one you like, click over and buy it. How easy is that? (If you don’t see the book covers, adjust your browser’s adblock settings.) Continue reading “Treat Yourself to Some eBook Bargains”

Which “Solitary” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

Vote5It’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’ Choice Champion honors. It’s super easy – choose your favorite and cast your vote below.

Check out this week’s entries here. Make your decision, then use those share buttons at the bottom of the post to spread the word. Attention Authors: It is okay if you ask people to vote for you!

Voting polls close Thursday at 5 PM Pacific time. If the poll doesn’t close on time, any votes received after 5 pm will be removed.

REMINDER – entries over the 250 limit are disqualified.

Which "Solitary" flash fiction story deserves your vote this week?

  • Alyssa Devine (48%, 26 Votes)
  • Dale E. Lehman (13%, 7 Votes)
  • Vivian (13%, 7 Votes)
  • Diane Selby (9%, 5 Votes)
  • JB Wocoski (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Marc Twine (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Ann Zimmerman (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Kevin P Michaels (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Lou Silvestri (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Jeremy Cook (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Paul Guncheon (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Annette Rey (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Gavin Flower (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Jo Kobeck (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Paula Evans (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 54

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NOTE: Entrants whose submissions exceed the 250 word limit will be disqualified even if they win. ONE VOTE PER PERSON, please. Duplicate votes will be deleted. The results displayed above are unofficial until verified by administration.