July Flash Fiction
Daddy Is Driving The Car
By Susan Anwin
Sometimes you just need to get away from it all...
By Fred D. White
Being dead might just have been the better option...
By C.E. Gee
He was just a little bit different.
By Mark Govier
Humans and pets? It's a fact of nature...
The Little Lost Ones
By Glenn M. Diamond
Just when you think you have everything under control...
Flash Fiction Challenges
Every month for almost ten years, we have run a flash
contest in the "Fun
folder in Aphelion's forum. In the contest, we post a challenge with a
specific theme and participants get two weeks to write a flash story
the challenge guidelines. Then the members vote of the stories, rating
them in six different categories. It's a great
place to hone your writing skills, meet some fellow writers, receive
some feedback, and possibly win a prize, or at least, bragging rights.
New participants are always
welcome. Submissions for the contest
are done through the forum. Just click 'Flash Challenge' button in the
Navbar link on the left side of this screen to see what we're up to
Flash stories from all of our previous
contest challenges are archived in the forum as well. Over 600 stories
are included in our archive. To start reading some of these great flash
check out either Index
April's challenge was about deep-seated fears, and
whether they consumed a character or not. Go
to read the stories.
June's challenge was about arrogant people. Click
the 'Flash Challenge' link in our NavBar on the left of the screen
after 9 p.m. on April 2nd to read all about it.