Welcome to week seven of our contest.
This week our judge is Kristen Falso-Capaldi, who wears many writing hats: Flashdog, screenplay writer, and novelist.
Below you will find a photo prompt and a line prompt. Use the picture to inspire you. The line prompt must be included somewhere in your story of 350 words or less. You can see a larger version of the picture by clicking on it. There are no content restrictions.
Submit your story or stories (up to two) in the reply section to this post no later than Saturday at 6pm PST. Please include word count and Twitter handle/email/other identifiers at the beginning of the story. Winners will be announced next Tuesday. Please see our Contest Rules for more information.
And here are your prompts!
Use this four-word phrase in any part of your story:
“death comes to everything”
Image credit: Nereid by Claire Elizabeth Flickr CC 2.0
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You can now pre-order the anthology we created from the winning stories of Winter of Whimsy and Wyrdness on Amazon. This is the kindle edition, which will be released January 3rd.
We will be releasing the book for iBooks and Nooks starting January 3rd as well. Stay tuned for more information.
All our talented winners will also receive their very own special edition print version, coming later in January.
Happy Thanksgiving to the Americans playing our flash fiction game. Today we offer a photo prompt by Ryan Lynch, titled “Arising.” We recommend that you click on the picture to see it in a larger format. Let your imagination fly and produce a story of 500 words or less, submitted into the reply section of this post by Saturday at 6 pm PST. Remember, all stories considered for the contest anthology will contain a supernatural or fantasy element. See complete contest rules here.