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Contest Information

Introducing The Charles Carter: a working anthology’s Spring 2018 Contest, ‘Quick Flicks of Flash Fic!’

Since this is a Contest about short fiction, we’ll keep things sweet, simple, and straight to the point.We’re accepting submissions of unpublished Flash Fiction. Here at The Charles Carter, we define Flash Fiction as a prose story between of more than zero words and less than or equal to 1000. We want you see you elicit maximum reaction in minimum space, so if you can make our judges love your piece in only ten words, feel free to leave out that extra 990. Give us poise. Give us potency. Most of all, give us your submission–we’re always excited see your work! Read on for all the details, nit, and grit.


Opening of Submissions – 02/08/18

Closing of Submissions – 04/10/18

Announcement of Winners – 04/20/18

Submission Information

No Submission Fee!

Accepted file types: .docx/.rtf/.pdf

Length must not exceed 1000 words

Documents should be double-spaced, 12 size font, Times New Roman

Include name on submission form but not in body of document

Submissions are capped at 5 pieces per individual author!