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.
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/