Shock Totem’s forums host a flash fiction challenge every so often. It’s for fun – and for critiques.
Tonight’s gives slightly longer deadlines, so you have no excuses. The prompt goes up at 8pm EST Friday (today), your story is due 8pm EST Saturday (or anytime before), and critiques of posted stories by 8pm EST Sunday.
While horror shows up frequently, any genre is welcome.
You will have to have a forum account (and be logged in) to see the the “Writer’s Workshop” section of the forum, including the challenge. They’ve worked hard to make that process as simple as possible (and free, of course.
Once you’ve made an account, you’ll be able to see it all at
We’ve also started making Facebook events as reminders; if you’re interested in that, drop me a line.