Write Your Story

<Please note: the contest is closed for now. Watch this page — it might be back.>

Be Brilliant in 55 Words or less – and win 55 USD!

Here, everyone gets to be a part of creating brilliant fiction in a supportive community of peers – all of whom love a good story as much as you do.

Join the community and bring your best writing to the game. You may also WIN 55 USD payable to your Paypal email address.

Read the INTRODUCTION and the RULES here.

You’re welcome to submit up to three entries per month.

There will be 3 Prizes:

  • $55: Best 55-Word Story of the Month. This is my personal prize for the one story that blew me away.
  • $33: Most Awesome Commenter. I read every single comment on this site, and each month I’ll award the person who provides the most insightful, supportive and overall awesome comments to the other writers.
  • $33: Most Shared Story of the Month. This is 100% transparent. You can track this in the right-hand sidebar. The selection is based on a complex electronic algorithm that tracks how many social shares you story receives across many social channels.

The October 2013 Prompt:

Write a brilliant 55-word story mentioning something about autumn.

Make sure you meet the contest rules found here

Have fun!



I’ll post your story as soon as I can, normally within a a day or two.

Use this form to share your flash story of 55 words or less:
  • Please indicate your story’s genre, so readers can easily find it. If your genre isn’t listed, please mark it under your text.
  • A picture is optional. But if you do add it, I’ll be able to post your story faster. Please make sure you don’t violate someone’s copyright.