E. J. Zshornack Wins Flash Fiction Challenge

E. J. Zshornack 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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Flash Fiction Writing Prompt: Vortex

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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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September 2019 Writing Exercise: Superstitious

writing exercise stretching-498256_960_720Our overworked administrator is getting a much-needed 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, and no judging. Just write. (Comments are closed – write on your own.)

This week’s word: Superstitious

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

eBook Deals September 12 – 18

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The weather’s changing – wouldn’t it be nice to snuggle up with your Kindle or other eReader and some awesome eBooks? We’ve got plenty of free and 99 cent eBooks here on Thrifty Thursday!

Readers: look in the comment section below. If you see one you like, click over and buy it. How easy is that? (If you don’t see the book covers, adjust your browser’s adblock settings.)

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