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Our annual flash contest is here! Here are 10 tips if you’re considering entering.

Our flash contest opens on July 1 and closes on Aug. 15 – and we're looking for both fiction AND nonfiction entries.

Tips for entering our annual summer flash contest

Speaking of that word count: No, you don’t have to use all of it! There’s nothing stopping you from submitting a story in exactly 1,000 words, but all lengths are welcome. Our grand-prize winner was told in 941 words last year, but the second-place winner clocked in at 375.

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