From Imagination To Publication

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Flash Fiction Favorites

As part of Rachael Harrie's Platform-Building Campaign, participants were asked to submit a 200-word flash fiction piece beginning with the words, "The door swung open." Nearly 400 stories were submitted, and so many of them were great. I'm sure there are a ton I haven't read that are amazing. Out of those I have read, I wanted to feature my favorites on my blog. The following five really stood out to me, and though many others did too, I can't post them all.

In no particular order:

1. Fulfillment
Entry #48 - By An Alleged Author
Blog - An Alleged Author

2. The Hatch 
Entry #68 - By Avery Marsh
Blog - Creative Type

3. Filthy, Rich
Entry #253 - By Madeline Mora-Summonte
Blog - The Shellshank Redemption

4. The Choice 
Entry #157 - By LadyJai
Blog - Snippets From My Mind

5. Sweet Revenge 
Entry #197 - By Jocelyn Rish
Blog - Exploring the Magic of Stories

If you find yourself liking these stories just as much as I did. "Like" them on Rachael Harrie's site.
Thanks for sharing all of your wonderful stories everyone! It has been a blast getting to read them :)


  1. Thanks for sharing this, Jessica! I got overwhelmed looking at the linky list, so I haven't read many outside of my campaign groups.

  2. I'm honored! Thank you for reading! I am glad you liked it! I'm really surprised anyone ever would have liked it.

  3. Aw, thank you so much for the honor, the plug and the follows!

    I can't tell you how happy it makes me that people liked the story. I cabbage patched for five days straight. Whoop whoop!

    Now to go make sure I've showed those other entries some love. ;)

  4. What an honor. *blushes* Thank you so much for liking it!

  5. Jessica, since your story was so tense and haunting, I'm truly honored by the compliment. Thank you!!

  6. This is great. I'll go check these out. It is hard to get through all of them.

  7. That's wonderful! I'll make sure to read all of these Flash Fiction pieces :)

  8. Glad everyone approves! I can't wait to read more from you all :) Oh, and Alleged Author, you are just have 22 likes lol. I updated it. Good luck with your writing my friends.

  9. Thank you so much for posting about my story! I'm so glad it stood out to you.

    I'm making my way, slowly but surely, through the stories. So many good ones! :)

  10. Thanks for the heads up that I wasn't following, Jess! Looks like you've got a great blog here.

    I love flash fiction pieces, and have read most of these.

  11. No problem...I should be following all of you :) If not, feel free to nag me :)

  12. Thanks for posting this list -- the full list of entries is a tad overwhelming!

    I've just listed you as a recipient of the Versatile Blogger Award. You can find the details on this post on my blog: