Here it is, the moment you have all been waiting for: we are releasing the topic of our third annual Flash Fiction story-writing contest. Here’s a review of the rules, just in case you need a refresher:
- You will have 36 hours to write a flash fiction short story (1,000 words or less). The 36 hour period begins based on the time stamp for this post. (Deadline: September 23rd at 9:00 PM)
- The short story must utilize the posted topic and be an original, unpublished work.
- Stories must be submitted in Word or PDF format (or equivalent, readable documents) and emailed to [email protected]
- Please do not post your short story elsewhere until after the judging is complete and the winners announced!
- The winner will have their short story read on the Guardians of the Geekery podcast, published on this website, and will receive two tickets for this year’s Geek Gala on Saturday, October 21st. Also, a pair of tickets to the Sunday, October 22nd performance of Harry Potter Film Concert Series at the Ovens Auditorium!
- All decisions of the judges are final.
So now – let’s get down to the topic!
TOPIC: Write a story about a battle between Geekzilla and his/her arch enemy, set in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This story can be any genre of fiction and Geekzilla can fight any adversary of your choosing. Also, Geekzilla can take on any form of creature that your mind can create. Have fun and break a pencil!