Flash Fiction Friday Writing Contest – September 22, 2017

Here’s your writing prompt for this week’s contest: An Appetite to be Appreciated

Congratulations to HL Fullerton for the winning entry in last week’s contest!


  1. You have from now until Sunday, September 24 at midnight EST to write and post your entry in the Forum.
  2. Entries must be under 1000 words and fit the theme of this week’s prompt.
  3. Entries will be judged on creativity, interpretation of the theme, structure, technical skill, and the overall quality of the writing.
  4. The winning entry will receive a manuscript critique from me.


Nighthawks by Edward Hopper
Nighthawks by Edward Hopper The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection, 1942.51

“Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the ‘Titanic’ who waved off the dessert cart.” 
― Erma Bombeck

When you’re done, post your entry here.

The Forums are password protected so you won’t lose first publication rights. That means you have to enroll in Write Stories That Sell (Don’t worry. It’s free). If you have any trouble with your login, don’t hesitate to email me at [email protected]

Good luck!


Anna Yeatts is the publisher of Flash Fiction Online, one of the largest & oldest venues for short-short fiction. Her short fiction has appeared in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, Daily Science Fiction, Penumbra, Mslexia, & Cicada, among other publications. Follow her at annayeatts.com or on Twitter @AnnaYeatts. Anna also teaches online writing courses and coaches personal writing students.

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