Column by Lisa Bubert February 15, 2021
Let's traipse through some of the finest short fiction around.
Column by Darrin Doyle October 26, 2018
Invigorate your short fiction by restraining word count.
Column by Alex Behr
"Planet Grim" Author Alex Behr turns prompts into experimental prose.
Column by Taylor Houston July 29, 2016
IT'S THE LAST FLASH FICTION CONTEST, SO MAKE IT GOOD. Pick a prompt from any previous Flash contest and give us your best 250 words.
Column by Taylor Houston June 30, 2016
You know what to do.
Column by Taylor Houston May 31, 2016
The Prince of Purple knew how to write Poetry. Let's try our hand.
Column by Taylor Houston April 29, 2016
Win a copy of Matt Marinovich's novel "The Winter Girl."
Column by Taylor Houston March 30, 2016
Roses. Hipsters. Pickled pickles. Bacon Donuts. Vegan Stripclubs. Amateur Private Investigators. This is Portland. Or is it? Enter the 'City of Rose' by Rob Hart edition of Flash Fiction!
Column by Taylor Houston February 29, 2016
Hooray! There is an extra day in the worst month of the year!! Let's celebrate with flash fiction stories about something that takes too long...
Column by Taylor Houston January 29, 2016
Maps show us the way. Win a copy of 'Bats Of The Republic', the debut book by Zachary Thomas Dodson.
UPDATED WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: The Holidays (Post Alien Invasion) EditionColumn by Taylor Houston January 4, 2016
20 Years After Earth is Conquered by Aliens - What Happens to the Holidays?
Column by Taylor Houston November 30, 2015
Take a break from your word count and give us just 5 words.
Column by Richard Thomas November 4, 2015
Tips and tricks for writing powerful flash fiction.
Column by Taylor Houston October 30, 2015
Yeezus and H.P. You CAN'T get any better than that. Well, you can try. Here's your chance.
Column by Taylor Houston September 30, 2015
Opus T. Penguin of Bloom County has woken up after 25 years. This month, write a story that picks up 25 years after something.
Column by Taylor Houston September 1, 2015
We've giving away a copy of 'Broken Parts' by Gayle Towell.
Column by Taylor Houston July 31, 2015
Column by Taylor Houston June 30, 2015
Win a limited-edition 'New Yorked' umbrella from Rob Hart, author of the new book 'New Yorked'—coming out June 9th! Just give us 25 words about New York City.
Column by Taylor Houston June 1, 2015
DON'T PANIC! Our own Richard Thomas has a new book--WIN IT by offering the most kickass Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy/Towel Day Flash Fiction Entry. You have, you guessed it, 42 words.
Column by Taylor Houston May 1, 2015
Best joke wins a prize!
Column by Taylor Houston March 31, 2015
Two great books up for grabs to the best flash fiction stories inspired by Dizzy Dali's Dinner.
Column by Taylor Houston March 2, 2015
S'quatches, and Yetis, and Nessies--OH MY! Give us 30 words about your fave mythical beast.
Column by Taylor Houston January 30, 2015
It's January. It's cold (in some places). And it's time for soup.
Column by Taylor Houston January 2, 2015
It's that time of year again—you either embrace it, hide from it, OR create a NEW holiday to replace it.
Column by Taylor Houston November 26, 2014
Trying to write 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo this month? We'll give you a break and only ask for a 5-word story.