Today we launch our new Flash Fiction Challenge! Twice a month we will present our readers a prompt with instructions on creating a new piece of short fiction. We ask for readers to join in the fun and share their best ideas with our community.
For our inaugural prompt use the following prompt in a piece with no longer than 250. Place your submissions in the comment section below:
She yelled and yelled and screamed into the night’s void. She shouted his name at the top of her lungs. It was all futile: Charlie wasn’t answering. The moonlight reflected off of the deep black waves of the lake as her tiny boat with its inoperable outboard motor rocked from side to side. Why had she agreed to any of it, she questioned. Why was she out here all alone?