While we are all waiting for the third contest short lists and winners to be announced, we thought you might enjoy reading some staff favorites from previous contests! We’ll add a featured story every day or so while our judge reads all the latest stories and makes his decisions.
Our Nutshell Narratives contests have become very popular with writers from all over the world! You can learn about the winners and read all the shortlisted stories here:
Now it’s time for our third set of flower prompts for you creative writers out there!
We invite you to create a short short story – 350 words or less – that fits the “nutshell narrative” of any prompt on this page. Use your imagination, and see what stories you see in these few words!
Deadline: Wednesday, June 26 , 2019 5 pm ET. Please read the guidelines below before entering!
A colorful rose
With petals of any shade
To hide its true core.
Love beyond borders,
Pure white against cold grey stone-
She gifts baby’s breath.