Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Concert

steve winwood gorge george washington august 2008
Photo copyright K. S. Brooks. Do not use without attribution.

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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Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award

UK_Kindle_Storyteller_Page_Header_1500x400The Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is open for entries. The Kindle Storyteller Award is a new literary prize recognising newly published work in the English language across any genre and includes a £20,000 prize.

The prize is open to all authors around the world who publish their book through Kindle Direct Publishing on Amazon.co.uk between 20th February and 19th May 2017. The Kindle Storyteller prize is open to submissions of new English Language books from all authors and genres. Titles must be previously unpublished, a minimum of 5,000 words with no upper word limit and be available as an eBook and in print.

Deadline: May 19, 2017

Entry fee: FREE

Prize: The winning author to receive £20,000 cash prize and be recognized at a central London award ceremony this summer.

For more information, please visit their website.

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Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Cheetah

phoenix zoo cheetah 2017 flash fiction writing prompt copyright KSBrooks
Photo copyright K. S. Brooks. Do not use without attribution.

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.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Cheetah”

The Galtellì Literary Prize 2017

Galtelli Literary Prize 2017The village of Galtellì, Sardinia, is launching the second edition of its international prose contest dedicated to the great Sardinian writer Grazia Deledda, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926, who set her masterpiece Canne al Vento, or Reeds in the Wind, right in Galtellì.

The novel selected to inspire and stimulate writers is Canne al Vento. Submissions should reflect or echo the issues that preoccupied Grazia Deledda’s writing, such as identity, class and religion. One unpublished submission per writer. The applicants must write a cover letter explaining why they believe their piece dovetails with Grazia Deledda’s work. Maximum number of words per piece: 5,000

Deadline: April 15, 2017

Entry fee: FREE

Prize:  1st place wins 1,000 euros, travel to (up to 1,000 euros*), accommodation in Sardinia and publication; 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th places win travel to (up to 1,000 euros*), accommodation in Sardinia and publication.

For more information, please visit their website.

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