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You are on your last errand of the day. You should have been home, already. You are inside a store or business or bank or gas station.. You name the place. People in hazmat suits suddenly rush the place. They have secured all the exits. You are all being quarantined for an unknowable amount of time. Write a story about how you will be passing your time.

We are going to attempt our first Flash Fiction No Prize Contest here at the Writer’s Chatroom. 
 

Please Share the Link to Our Contest there are various ways to share and I am sure you know them all.

There is no prize, we are a non profit chatroom but if we gather enough submissions we may turn the work into an e-booklet and encourage you to download it from our site. Free of Course.

We will begin collecting Submissions on March 9th.

The Deadline for the final submission is has been moved to May due to the Untimely Nature of the Prompt.

For this bit of flash fiction you are free to write between 750 and 1500 words, not including the title.

  • Send your submission by email to thewriterschatroom@gmail.com
  • In the Subject Line of the Email put the words “Quarantine Submission.”
  • In the body of the email ..
  • Your Name or Chat Room Name
  • The Title of Your Story
  • Then the Story 
    • The story itself as formatted as you can get it, maybe a copy/paste from a word processor.
    • At the end of your submission put ### and on the next line the number of words, not including the title.

Over the next few weeks I will be working on getting the submissions up on the website.

People wearing MasksThe Contest Prompt…

You are on your last errand of the day. You should have been home, already. You are inside a store or business or bank or gas station.. You name the place. People in hazmat suits suddenly rush the place. They have secured all the exits. You are all being quarantined for an unknowable amount of time. Write a story about how you will be passing your time.

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