August 2019 Blog Battle Word Prompt: INTERCEPT Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash "Only Time Will Tell" By Rachael Ritchey June glanced at her watch. The analog hands pointed opposite directions. She tapped the glass and frowned. "Three forty-five. Fifteen minutes until--" She gasped. Glancing left and right, June stepped out in the road and dashed to the… Continue reading Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept
#BlogBattle is a monthly one-word writing prompt that I started a few years ago with some writer friends. Well, we've reinvented it and brought it back for our writing pleasure and your reading enjoyment! I hope you'll find this MOON flash fiction short story both curious and worthwhile. Feel free to comment your thoughts! The… Continue reading The Binding Moon Festival
*Before you do anything else, push play on this video. You will want Victory music playing while you enjoy the inaugural ASF Short Story Contest results!* Back in November, I got this hairbrained idea to put together a short story contest based off a book cover I'd randomly been designing just for kicks. I put some… Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the ASF Short Story Contest!
I'm thrilled to announce the top ten finalists of the Adventure Scifi & Fantasy (ASF) Short Story Contest! Click here for a refresher on info and rules All the stories submitted were a pleasure to read, and I'm looking forward to working with up to fifteen talented writers to put together the ASF Anthology. Thank… Continue reading Adventure Scifi & Fantasy Short Story Top 10 Finalists
*3/17/18 The ASF Short Story contest is now closed for entries. WELCOME! It's time for the Adventure Scifi and Fantasy Short Story Contest It's important to have an awfully long title for a short story contest, I think. Entries for this Short Story Contest are now closed. Thank you to those who submitted! You can… Continue reading Adventure Scifi/Fantasy Short Story Contest!
With the Adventure Writing Contest coming up, I want to make sure I provide you with easy, accessible tools and information to write the best short story you can! So, I've been digging around the internet for helpful advice, and I came across this great podcast that I've been missing out on. Seriously. Missing out!… Continue reading How to Write Our Best Short Fiction: Using the MICE Quotient
*addition: Click here to ENTER the Contest and to read Official Rules How's your preparation for the upcoming Adventure Scifi and Fantasy Contest coming? Do you need any help or extra inspiration? Entries for this Short Story Contest don't actually open until February 26th, 2018, so you've still got more time to write...or procrastinate. Whichever works… Continue reading It’s Almost Time! Adventure Writing Contest
Hey, hey, hey!!! It's time to prepare for the Adventure Scifi and Fantasy Contest coming at the end of February! I've got all the official rules and stuff for you here today, but we'll get to that shortly. Entries for this Short Story Contest don't actually open until February 26th, 2018, so you've got time… Continue reading Get Set for THE Adventure Writing Contest