Which “Missiles” 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 "Missiles" flash fiction story deserves your vote this week?

  • Theodore Jerome Cohen (39%, 35 Votes)
  • Nathan Bush (29%, 26 Votes)
  • Dale E. Lehman (8%, 7 Votes)
  • Alyssa Devine (6%, 5 Votes)
  • Tanda L. Clauson (4%, 4 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (4%, 4 Votes)
  • Marc Twine (2%, 2 Votes)
  • William Weiss (2%, 2 Votes)
  • Ann Zimmerman (2%, 2 Votes)
  • JB Wocoski (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Francis Toussaint (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Paula Evans (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Luigi Silvestri (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Nancy Foster (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 89

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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.

May 2017 Writing Exercise: Nascent

writing exercise stretching-498256_960_720Our overworked administrator is getting a well-deserved break today, so we figured you all might like to take this time to exercise your writing chops.

Therefore, here’s a writing prompt for you; do as you wish – short story, flash fiction, poem, what have you. There is no deadline or word count restriction. Just write. (Comments are closed – write on your own.)

This week’s word: NASCENT

Use it however you’d like: as the title, in a sentence, or as inspiration. Ready, set, write!

L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest

L Ron Hubbard writers of the futureL. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new and amateur writers of new short stories or novelettes of science fiction or fantasy. To be eligible, entries must be works of prose, up to 17,000 words in length. We regret we cannot consider poetry, or works intended for children. The contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Deadline: Revolving/Ongoing, Quarterly

Entry Fee: Free

Prizes: Prizes every three months: $1,000, $750, $500, Annual Grand Prize: $5,000 additional!

For more information, please visit their website.


Indies Unlimited is pleased to provide this contest information for the convenience of our readers. We do not, however, endorse this or any contest/competition. Entrants should always research a competition prior to entering.

Theodore Jerome Cohen Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

Theodore Jerome Cohen 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. (In the case of a tie, the writer who submitted an entry first is the winner per our rules.)

Without further ado, here’s the winning story:

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