Flash Tales, Week Eight: “Failure to Communicate”

Photo: Christopher Morgan

Photo: Christopher Morgan

PROMPT: This is a fairly simple prompt, and one that could form the basis of innumerable sitcom episodes. To satisfy the prompt, your story must meet two criteria: 1. Someone must say something to someone else, and 2. The second person must misunderstand what the first person really meant. That’s all!


LENGTH: < 1,000 words

DEADLINE: Thursday, December 11, 11:59 PM

About Evan Henry (257 Articles)
Evan Henry is a graduate student in English at the University of Virginia, where he works on the legacy of eugenics and scientific racism in American pop culture. As Head of Publishing for Black Ship Books he seeks to further social analysis of popular culture and develop new and unique voices in both creative and critical writing. His credits include Broken Frontier, the Virginia Literary Review, and numerous small publishers of fantasy and science fiction. His short story collection The Great City will be released this summer.
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