Monthly Short Fiction

Short fiction consists of pieces (including poetry) of around 500 words. Every month, we'll send out a new word as a prompt!
Write 500 words inspired by the word prompts below, send it our way, and you'll have the chance to be published in our free end-of-year zine.

November 1, 2019

What does the future look like? What will be there? Your prompt for November is "future".

Write 500 words on the prompt "future" for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

October 1, 2019

Is there more than one? What can you say about the one you live in, and is it the same as everyone else's? Your prompt for October is "reality". 

Write 500 words about reality for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

September 1, 2019

From or to? Your monthly prompt for September is "running".

Write 500 words about running for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

August 1, 2019

Is it golden? What do we feel when it surrounds us, inside or out? Your monthly prompt for August is "silence".

Write 500 words about truth for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

July 1, 2019

What is the truth? Is it knowable, or are there multiple? Who keeps the truth hidden, and where will we find it? Your monthly prompt for July is "truth".

Write 500 words about truth for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

June 1, 2019

Your monthly short fiction prompt for June is "light".

Write 500 words about light for the chance to be published in our free end-of-year print zine!

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