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Win $50 for a 250-word story





For the week of February 12 through February 18, Flash Fiction Chronicles is having a contest, for the best 250-word story written from a randomly selected string of ten words.



There's no entry fee, but there are prizes.

1st Place:
The winner will receive a $50 Cash Prize.

The winner's
story will be published at Every Day Fiction in April, 2012 (along with the standard payment of $3.00 per story).  

A copy of The Best of Every Day Fiction Four along with a copy of Pomegranate Stories by Gay Degani, editor of Flash Fiction Chronicles, as well as an “I Write Every Day” t-shirt.
As a special bonus this year, Robert Swartwood, our guest judge, has decided to throw in a copy of his own collection of  (very) short fiction, Phantom Energy!

2nd and 3rd Place:
Second and third placed entrants will have their stories published at Flash Fiction Chronicles in April. (There is no payment for publication at Flash Fiction Chronicles). A copy of The Best of Every Day Fiction Four along with a copy of Pomegranate Stories by Gay Degani, the editor of Flash Fiction Chronicles will be awarded to 2nd and 3rd place winners.

If you'd like to know more, here's the link: http://www.everydayfiction.com/flashfictionblog/string-of-10-four-starts-right-now/


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lindaabdavis
Feb. 13th, 2012 02:14 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the link, Jon. Looks fun!
jongibbs
Feb. 14th, 2012 01:48 pm (UTC)
Micro flash is hard work, but great fun :)
darkspires
Feb. 13th, 2012 03:51 pm (UTC)
Thanks. I have just entered.
jongibbs
Feb. 14th, 2012 01:48 pm (UTC)
Don't forget to mention it on Pitcher's Corner (see sidebar) :)
year_anda_day
Feb. 13th, 2012 04:21 pm (UTC)
Ooh fun, I am going to try this.
jongibbs
Feb. 14th, 2012 01:47 pm (UTC)
Best of luck, Laura :)
Marie Gilbert
Feb. 13th, 2012 08:52 pm (UTC)
contest
Thank you for the link. I'll check it out
jongibbs
Feb. 14th, 2012 01:47 pm (UTC)
Re: contest
Good lluck, Marie :)
angeladegroot
Feb. 14th, 2012 11:39 am (UTC)
Thanks, Jon, I'm going to give it a go. Wish me luck!
jongibbs
Feb. 14th, 2012 12:24 pm (UTC)
Good luck, and don't forget to post a comment at Pitcher's Corner (see sidebar) :)
ladysaotome
Feb. 14th, 2012 01:29 pm (UTC)
Interesting! Thanks for sharing!
jongibbs
Feb. 14th, 2012 01:46 pm (UTC)
You're welcome, Kat :)
clarionj
Feb. 14th, 2012 10:01 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the information! Short work is NOT my speciality, but I love the challenge. Hope you're sending something; I believe it is a bit your speciality. :)
jongibbs
Feb. 15th, 2012 06:58 am (UTC)
I might give it a bash, but this week's a bit hectic :)
clarionj
Feb. 15th, 2012 11:37 pm (UTC)
Oh, you really should! I think this is right up your alley. Hope things settle enough to allow it. :)
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