Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Gotham

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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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Which “The Boardwalk” 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 "The Boardwalk" Flash Fiction Story Should Win the Readers' Choice Award This Week?

  • John D. Ottini (35%, 8 Votes)
  • A. L. Kaplan (22%, 5 Votes)
  • Marc Twine (13%, 3 Votes)
  • Morgan Winters (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Dusty May Jane (9%, 2 Votes)
  • Bill Engleson (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (4%, 1 Votes)
  • JB Wocoski (4%, 1 Votes)
  • Nicki LaFoille (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Luigi Silvestri (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 23

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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.