Flash Tales #28: The Meteor


This week’s prompt is one offered to us by regular contributor Rose Green. As always, feel free to drop us a comment if you have a suggested prompt of your own! I look forward to reading everyone’s submissions for this one. It’s a simple prompt, but one that offers myriad storytelling possibilities…

PROMPT: The main character sees a meteor fall from the sky; what do they find when they investigate?


WORD COUNT: <1,100 words

DEADLINE: Thursday, July 30, 2015, 11:59 pm

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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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3 Comments on Flash Tales #28: The Meteor

  1. I was gonna try and revisit meteorites with a new story, but then my job thought it’d be fun to give me a same-day deadline for something I was assigned at 3:30 pm.

    Three hours of sleep later, y’all are gettin my drawn panels from Antediluvian. I’ll take an E for effort.


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