Contest – 2020-Flash-03 – Courage

Over 100 Story Submissions

20 Stories selected for the Shortlist and Amazon Kindle book

Congratulations to the writers whose stories made the shortlist!
  • If two stories were equally good, the one with an image was selected.
  • All selected stories were formatted and edited for publishing in our Amazon Kindle book.
  • Staff will select the Grand Winner from the shortlist.
  • Public voting will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners.
  • Check your My Account page to watch your likes and credits accumulate!
  • There’s a like button at the bottom of each story.  Each “like” = 1 vote.
  • Each selected story has its own link to share on social media.
  • Encourage your friends, family, and fans, to vote for your story.
(All Prizes and Rewards are only paid out via Amazon Gift Cards)

Voting Countdown – Each “Like” counts as one vote




  • Grand Prize (Staff Pick) – $50 Amazon Gift Card
  • First prize (Public Voting) – $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • Free Google SignIn, and Free Contest Entry

2020-Flash-03 – “Courage”

Courage is a great skill for today’s world, which is constantly changing and full of challenges.  So many situations require courage – from living through another day of lockdown to encountering a wild animal in a forest!
For our current “Flash Fiction” contest, we invite you to write a story that features courage.  How will your characters demonstrate courage for their particular situation?  What gives them the courage they need?  How do they deal courageously with their unique challenges?
Good luck!

Double-check your story against the rules below, and make all corrections BEFORE you send!  Multiple entries of the same story will be disqualified.

Ensure your entry follows these rules:
  • Correct length (350 words or less)
  • Correct spelling and grammar
  • Family-friendly content
Include some reference to the concept of “Courage”
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