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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

Ask yourself: Why is this story the one I need to tell, and why should the reader care? In a world of Netflix, Farmville, Twitter, and a 24-hour news cycle, what is it about this story that will grab the reader’s attention, make them sit a little straighter in their chairs, think about it long after they’ve finished the last line? 

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