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:
We have a wonderful set of new prompts for our fourth international contest! Scroll down for more treasures.
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, August 14 , 2019 5 pm ET. Please read the guidelines below before entering!
Faded crown of lilac
Years erode a lifetime
Wishing for lost youth.
Into a sunflower wreath –
The sun bears witness..