13 Week Streak – Summer Flash Fiction Challenge
One flash fiction story under 500 words a week for 13 weeks–that is your challenge! Stories must be under 500 words and contain the classic story elements: protagonist, obstacles or complications, and resolution. Each Monday I will post a weekly writing prompt here!
A couple is seated in a booth at a diner when a red-headed bombshell walks in and sits down at their table.
A boy puts a quarter in a gumball machine and a human tooth comes out.
A character is at an arcade on the pier, when a man comes up and grabs his/her shoulder.
“Carnie wanted to operate the Mansion of Horror midway ride for the summer of ’69 Playland traveling carnival. No experience needed. Apply within.”
Two teens steal a relative’s classic car and head to the beach.
A man who ate a contaminated hot dog at a food stand is stuck at the back of a long line to the port-a-potties – and things are getting dire.
An hour’s walk from camp, there is a fork in the trail not marked on any map.
Three couples hire a small boat and a captain for a whale watching tour, but when the boat returns to the dock several hours later, only six people remain on board.