Flash Fiction Challenge 2011 Overall Winners
Congratulations to the winners! All 25 stories in the finals were excellent, and the top 10 placements were razor thin. Thank you to everyone that participated, this was definitely one of the most competitive final rounds we have ever had!
#1 'I See You, Santa Claus' by Chelsea Sutton
SYNOPSIS - The spirit of a woman murdered by a mall Santa Claus takes revenge in her own way.
SYNOPSIS - A fearless new Agency man realizes he is not so fearless after all.
SYNOPSIS - When Sophie visits her mother’s secret hideaway she makes a startling discovery about the woman who raised her. And about herself.
SYNOPSIS - A young mother must protect herself and her child from her mentally disturbed husband.
SYNOPSIS - Bailey is bad at making friends and worse at gaining the attention of his parents, who only seem interested in what makes history, but a chance encounter in the woods readjusts everyone’s perspective.
SYNOPSIS - The GÜNTHERUHR clock stopped, signaling the rebirth of the Messiah among men, and the Third Reich began its hunt for the newborn Christ. In this alternate dystopia, a weary auditor has been searching for eight years to find and ultimately stop the Second Coming from happening.
SYNOPSIS - A boy coming of age during the Cold War turns his dad’s fallout shelter into his sanctuary…until it’s invaded by the same forces he sought to escape.
SYNOPSIS - It is not easy being a modern earth wife and mother, but you get used to it.
SYNOPSIS - A woman hides from the vacancy of her mind, while trying to recapture something of herself. Salvation comes in many forms, and being saved can be a damnation all its own.
SYNOPSIS - When everything falls apart so quickly, what should one do next?
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Not only does every writer receive in depth feedback from the judges for every story entered, but a special review forum is available for the participants to submit their stories for review from fellow writers throughout the competition. During the Flash Fiction Challenge 2010, there were nearly 3,000 comments made on the 225+ stories submitted on the forum. Click here to visit the forums.