By Lela Marie De La Garza
Professor Bauer died
before recording the equation that would have completed his work, but
his research staff isn't ready to give up just yet.
By Ed Sullivan
When Eric the Far Darrig
tricked his cousin the leprechaun he didn't know the
queen would see red . . .
This story is a sequel to the story "Bíonn
tú Glas" from March's flash fiction contest.
of the Pyramid
By Botond Teklesz
To end his dreams the
Maya knew he must visit the pyramid.
By David Ulnar-Slew
A daughter is given a
miraculous choice about her sick father.
The Aphelion Flash Fiction Contest
We run a monthly flash fiction contest in the "Fun and Games"
folder in Aphelion's forum. In the contest we post a challenge with a
specific theme and participants write a flash story based on
the challenge guidelines. The contest is a great
place to hone your writing skills, meet some fellow writers, receive
some feedback, and possibly win a prize. New participants are always
welcome. Submissions for the contest
are done through the forum. Flash stories from all of our previous
contest challenges are archived in the forum as well. Over 500 stories
are included in our archive. To start reading some of these great flash
check out either Index
The title for April's challenge is "Surviving the Ruined
The contest started in the forum on April 1st. Click HERE
to check it out.
There is a $35 prize for the winner of this month's challenge provided
collectively by two
Results of the Aphelion Flash Fiction Contest for
Congratulations to Michele Dutcher, winner of the "Modern
Fantasy in Green" challenge. Click HERE
to read her winning story, "Spam," and seven other
modern fantasy flash stories tinged with green.