Flash Fiction entries must fall into one of the following categories:
ROMANCE: The story shows two people who struggle to make their relationship work. Must have an emotionally satisfying ending.
COZY MYSTERY: A mystery or suspense story where violence and sexuality are downplayed (never the central focus). Think "true detective fiction." In murder mysteries, the murder must happen "off the page," and heavy or disturbing content is not included.
DRAMA: The story portrays realistic emotional struggles.
ACTION ADVENTURE: Action is the key element in the story.
*We will NOT accept entries/stories that contain any element of: graphic violence of *any* kind, no nudity, sex, profanity, or graphic depictions of sexuality or violence will be accepted, hate speech/discrimination. Religious based submissions will also not be accepted. Submissions containing politics or controversial issues will also not be accepted. Submissions that do not fall into the above categories will not be accepted. Any submission that contains these elements will automatically be disqualified from the contest. Those in operation of the contest have the right to refuse or disqualify an entry for any reason, at anytime.
What is Flash Fiction? Flash fiction is a fictional work of extreme brevity that still offers character and plot development.