Port at Porto
By Stuart Lenig
The dusky streets of Porto, Portugal harbor the intrigues of the undead.
By Ed Sullivan
gives Donald a new lease on life by placing his mind in the body of a
Minute Reflections on Human Nature
By Ed Sullivan
A villain sends humanity
a transmission which is both condemning and final.
Should Be Dealt Out All at Once
By David Ulnar-Slew
A terminal illness gives Eric the freedom to exact his revenge on anyone who ever wronged him.
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 May's challenge is "I Am Invincible."
The contest started in the forum on May 1st. Click HERE
to check it out.
There is a $20 prize for the winner of this month's challenge provided
Results of the Aphelion Flash Fiction Contest for
Congratulations to J. L. Haines, winner of the "Surviving the
Ruined Earth" challenge. Click HERE
to read her winning story, "We Were Once the Same as You," and seven
other flash stories set in a distant future long after the fall of