Flash Fiction Challenge: April Results

So much changed since our last challenge. Most of us are staying at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I thought I’d try “lighting the lighthouse” last week and to my delight, people still wrote flash fiction this month!

Last week, I drew pretty decent cards: 2 of spades, Jack of hearts, and the 8 of diamonds. That meant the genre was steampunk, the setting was an apothecary, and the object that must appear in the story was a spider!

2 of spades (Steampunk), Jack of hearts (Apothecary) and 8 of diamonds (Spider)

And here are the stories from our authors. Thanks for playing and not making me feel I’m not alone!

The next draw is on May 4, 2020!

Hope you can join us!


Cait Gordon, in a black and white digital sketch

Cait Gordon is a disability advocate who wants everyone to pummel that curve!

She’s also the author of Life in the ’Cosm and The Stealth Lovers. When Cait’s not writing, she’s editing manuscripts and running The Spoonie Authors Network, a blog whose contributors manage disabilities and/or chronic conditions. She also teamed up with Kohenet Talia C. Johnson to co-edit the Nothing Without Us anthology in an attempt to take over the world.

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