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May the Fourth be With You — Reduced-fee entry day!

May 4, 2020

Today is the day. If you’ve been holding on to that killer flash fiction, waiting for the entry fee to come down, there’s no time like now! Actually now is the only time. For the rest of today, you may enter to win the SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Flash Fiction for $4 a story. Please make sure you use the May the Fourth Be With You form on Submittable.

We are offering this reduced rate to writers who have been adversely affected by the current crisis, people whose lives were already pretty damn hard before the world went into lockdown, people who need a break right now.

I know nothing about Star Wars, so I’ll leave it up to you guys to make allusions to the movies in your retweets.

Stay well,



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The Hybrid Flash: How to Dual-Wield Genre

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In this webinar/workshop, you will harness the experimental power of hybrid flash. You will discover the intertwined history of hybrid and flash, and read published flash crossed with image, poetry, and creative nonfiction. You will learn the rules of each genre, so you know how to break them.