SmokeLong Quarterly is hosting its very first flash fiction contest in celebration of their 15th anniversary. There's $1,500 in the pot and some nice accolades for your 1,000 word stories. The SLQ Award for Flash Fiction runs through May 20. Wigleaf is also hosting a nice little contest. Click the about tab on their website … Continue reading Two Flash Fiction Contests
Steven Wright sends his warmest thanks. This is in response to this week's Six Word Story Challenge.
Geri Schear offers some great advice from her experience writing Sherlock Holmes pastiches.
Read some great flash fiction at Flash Frontier and find out about submissions.
This morning I read a review of Robert Olen Butler's "Tabloid Dreams" on Goodreads, and I got very excited to read this story collection. Butler, my favorite short fiction writer, is an artist with words, and the review expressed the same sentiments I have for his work. Maybe it caught me at just the right … Continue reading A Marriage of Genres: Literary and Christian Fiction