On-the-Spot Writing Contest

Write a Story in One Hour

Want a chance to have your original flash fiction published in our January 2021 issue? Invest an hour writing original flash fiction (200-1,000 words) based on a prompt given via Zoom.

Participate from anywhere in the world.

Eventbrite Registration Required. Go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/on-the-spot-writing-contest-tickets-121262313845.

This is a fundraising event. No entry fee is required, but a $10 donation to Brilliant Flash Fiction would be appreciated. Donations may be made on our website by clicking the Donate button.

Word limit: 200-1000 words, excluding title

Zoom call: 11:30 AM (Mountain Standard Time), Saturday, November 7

Calculate time differences here: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

Note: Colorado Daylight Savings Time ends Nov. 1, 2020

You will be given the Zoom link before the contest.

Host: Kari Redmond, First Reader, will give the prompt

Deadline to submit your story: Saturday, November 7, 2020, 1 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)

One entry per author

Please email your entry to bffnonprofit@gmail.com by the deadline.

First Prize: Publication in Brilliant Flash Fiction’s January 2021 online journal (subject to editing), including $20 author payment.

Judges: Brilliant Flash Fiction editorial team, who reserve the right to select more than one winner for publication.

Email questions to bffnonprofit@gmail.com.