September Flash Fiction
By R.D. Harris
Some jobs are just a
little too hazardous...
By Denny E. Marshall
Some mysteries aren't
exactly what they seem at first glance.
By Hareendran Kallinkeel
When evil arrives, where
can safety be found?
Because there were so few submissions for September, I
decided to re-run the August stories as well. I hope no one minds.
August Flash Fiction
By Ray Prew
Things fall apart, times
change, and who is to blame?
By Florin Purluca
A soul of silicon may
By C.E. Gee
History is written by
the winners. But sometimes, there are "revisions..."
Time With You
By Joey To
Relationships can be so
Fudge Is Made
By Stephen Faulkner
Every culture seems to
have some sort of "delicacy" that other cultures wouldn't want to try...
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
August's challenge is about plot twists and it is
July's challenge was about invasive species. Click
the 'Flash Challenge' link in our NavBar on the left of the screen
to read all about it.
Look inside the "Fun And Games" topic to find the most current Flash