Flash Tales, Week Ten: “Ring in the New”

New Year's 2009: Sydney, Australia

New Year’s 2009: Sydney, Australia

PROMPT: I hope everyone has had a great holiday season! As we hasten towards the last of the winter celebrations (everyone in the Southern Hemisphere ignore that last bit), I want to know what you think New Year’s Eve a hundred years from now might bring. Your story can be broad, telling a story of a high-tech global civilization undergoing some dramatic transformation, or a character-based story focused on one or two people taking part in the New Year festivities. Whatever direction you choose to take us, let your story tell us what you think New Year’s Eve 2115 might look like.

GENRE: Science fiction

LENGTH: < 1,100 words

DEADLINE: Thursday, January 1, 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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