We are now accepting submissions for “If I Weren’t Me,” our flash fiction writing contest!
Contest eligibility and other details are available in our contest announcement, or go directly to the entry form to submit your story – in 250 words or less – of self transformation, secret identity or an imagined fresh start. Good luck, and happy writing!
In “Await Your Reply,” identities are worn and shed like clothing. Some identities are invented, but others are stolen. Want to learn more about identity theft and how to protect yourself? Read on.
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Issues of identity permeate this year’s One Read selection, “Await Your Reply,” with characters seeking new starts and trying on others’ lives. If you’ve ever wanted to become someone else—and who hasn’t?—this is your chance to dream big, in 250 words or less. Tell a tale of self transformation. Spin a yarn about a secret identity. Slip into someone else’s skin and write a short “flash fiction” piece about an imagined fresh start. Submit your story now through September 20. Read More