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.
Those of you who have opted to publish with Smashwords will want to look at this. I have participated in these sales, which they also run in December, a few times with decent results. It’s about the easiest sale you can be part of. It literally takes only a couple of clicks and your books revert to their original prices automatically at the end of the sale period. Here’s a summary. Much of this is directly quoted from their recent email.
The Tenth Annual “Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale” Runs July 1-31
Here you go – a bunch of hot new free and bargain eBooks to read, just for you! You’re going to need these while you’re 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!
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’ 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 "Peachy" Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?
Mary Kay Bonfante (24%, 8 Votes)
Dale E. Lehman (18%, 6 Votes)
Michael Ratzloff (15%, 5 Votes)
Bill Engleson (12%, 4 Votes)
Regina Clarke (12%, 4 Votes)
Theodore Jerome Cohen (3%, 1 Votes)
Virginia Gayl Salazar (3%, 1 Votes)
Catherine Johnston (3%, 1 Votes)
Allen Alright (3%, 1 Votes)
Ken Talley (3%, 1 Votes)
Lou Silvestri (3%, 1 Votes)
Nicole T (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 33
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.