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Extensive Research Reveals Hemingway Probably Didn't Write Famous 'Six Word Story'

News by Christopher Shultz January 31, 2013
It's a classic example of good flash fiction, but who actualy wrote it? Some say Ernest Hemingway, but the Quote Investigator begs to differ.

LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: January Edition - Updated with Winner

Column by Taylor Houston January 31, 2013
New Year, new inspiration. Flash Fiction. 250 words. 1,2,3, GO!

UPDATE WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: December Edition

Column by Taylor Houston December 31, 2012
So what if you're busy decking the halls (or avoiding them altogether)--it's Flash Fiction time. 250 words, 28 days. Get cracking.

UPDATED WITH WINNER - LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: November Edition

Column by Taylor Houston November 30, 2012
You've got 29 days and 250 words to knock our socks off. Ready...set...GO!

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: October Edition

Column by Taylor Houston October 30, 2012
You've got 250 words to impress us. Do a good enough job, and you might just win something.

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: September Edition

Column by Rob Hart September 28, 2012
Can you thrill us in 250 words or less? If so, you might win a prize!

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: August Edition

Column by Rob Hart August 31, 2012
You've got 250 words. Write something good, you might win a prize...

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: July Edition

Column by Rob Hart July 31, 2012
Wow us in 250 words. Win a prize.

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: June Edition

Column by Rob Hart June 29, 2012
The premise is simple: We give you a subject, you write 250 words. If it's good you might win stuff.

UPDATED WITH WINNER: LitReactor's Flash Fiction Smackdown: May Edition

Column by Rob Hart May 31, 2012
The first installment of LitReactor's monthly flash fiction challenge. The premise is simple: We give you a subject, you write 250 words, if it's good you might win stuff.
LitReactor Flash Fiction Contest Winner

...And the Winner of the Flash Fiction Contest is.....

News by Taylor Houston March 30, 2012
Announcing the winner of LitReactor's first Flash Fiction Contest!

Short Shorts: Extremely brief prose forms plus LitReactor’s first Short Shorts Contest!

Column by Taylor Houston March 21, 2012
Learn all about how to write the shortest stories possible, plus enter your own 10 word/2 sentence short short for a chance to win some LitReactor swag. Short short = Win win!