Got 99 problems but a plot ain't one? Crack your knuckles and start typing — the North Coast Journal Flash Fiction Contest
is back. Send your original story of 99 words or fewer
to our judges for a chance at publication and a prize.
Email your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org between Sept. 24 and 5 p.m. on Oct. 28. Be sure to include your name, address and phone number on your entry (contact info won't be printed). Send all the stories you want, but no poems.
Peek at past winners here
. Wondering how long 99 words is? This long.