The Weekly Flash Fiction Poll Is Open

There are six excellent entries in this week’s challenge. Now is the time for Indies Unlimited readers to choose this week’s winner. On behalf of the IU staff, we want to thank the entrants for doing such a great job with the writing prompt and the merciless constraints of the exercise.

You may review the entries here. Please spread the word and encourage your friends to vote by using the share buttons at the bottom of the post!

Which was your favorite flash fiction entry in this week's challenge?

  • Dick Waters (55%, 29 Votes)
  • RD Hope (21%, 11 Votes)
  • Brian Beam (9%, 5 Votes)
  • Going for Coffee (Jo-Anne Teal) (6%, 3 Votes)
  • VixieUK (Vickie Johnstone) (6%, 3 Votes)
  • Matt Valenti (4%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 53

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The poll will be open until 5:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time) Thursday

Our Weekly Flash Fiction Poll

There are four fine entries in this week’s challenge. Now is the time for Indies Unlimited readers to choose this week’s winner. On behalf of the IU staff, we want to thank the entrants for doing such a great job with the writing prompt and the merciless constraints of the exercise.

You may review the entries here. Please spread the word and encourage your friends to vote by using the share buttons at the bottom of the post!

Who penned your favorite flash fiction entry in this week's challenge?

  • Renee Pierce Williams (60%, 62 Votes)
  • Dick C. Waters (33%, 34 Votes)
  • Virginia McKevitt (7%, 7 Votes)
  • Kathy Rowe (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 103

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The poll will be open until 5:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time) Thursday

Flash Fiction Challenge: Win, Lose or Run

Photo by K.S. Brooks

Today might be Eddie’s last chance. He ran out of money a long time ago. He ran out of things to hock and pawn and sell a long time ago. He ran out of friends he could borrow from.

Aunt Sadie wouldn’t miss a few twenties from her purse though. Anyway, today is a sure thing. He’d pay her back. He’d pay Big Vinnie back. Everything would be okay again.

Today would be different. This would be his day. He could see the horse he picked really wanted to win. It was right there in his eye: winner. Eddie could feel the electricity in the air. He could feel victory deep down in his bones. He always could.

In 250 words or less, tell me a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Challenge: Win, Lose or Run”

Weekly Flash Fiction Poll

The time has arrived for Indies Unlimited readers to begin voting in this week’s Flash Fiction Competition.

On behalf of the IU staff, we want to thank the entrants for doing such a great job with the writing prompt and the merciless constraints of the exercise.

You may review the entries here. Please spread the word and encourage your friends to vote by using the share buttons at the bottom of the post!

Who wrote your favorite entry for this week's flash fiction competition?

  • Marc Mimouni (50%, 38 Votes)
  • Robert K. Blechman (24%, 18 Votes)
  • Dick C Waters (18%, 14 Votes)
  • Brian Beam (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Hughster (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 76

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The poll will be open until 5:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time) Thursday