Flash Fiction Summer 2021 Writing Contest

Flash Fiction Summer 2021 Writing Contest

Summer flash fiction contest - Over $800 in prizes!

Take a look at the picture above. 

In 300 or fewer words, write a story about the image. The challenge of flash fiction is to create a thought-provoking story within the tight word constraints of the writing form. 

The story can be any genre as long as it is based on the picture.


  • One winner will receive
    • $500 in cash
    • Promotion across Booksie
    • A gold contest badge
    • $15 in ebooks from the Booksie bookstore.
  • Two runner-ups will receive:
    • $100 in cash
    • Exposure across Booksie
    • A silver contest badge.
    • $10 in ebooks from the Booksie bookstore.


The cost to enter is $6.95 for regular members and $5.91 for Premium members (Premium members receive a 15% discount on all contest entries).


About Booksie Contests

Booksie is an online writing platform to help writers tell their stories and promote their written work. It is not a publisher and does not take any ownership of the writing posted to the site. Booksie has run writing contests for the last three years. Our sister writing workshop site, TheNextBigWriter, has run writing contests for the last thirteen years. Click here to view a list of previous Booksie winners.


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Entry cost: $6.95 ($5.91 for Premium members)

Start: May 23, 2021

Deadline: September 14, 2021

Prize: $500 grand prize. Two $100 runner-up prizes.

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