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2012 Flash Fiction Booklet Available for Download

Book-hopping wolves. Man-eating books. Haunted libraries. This is just a sampling of the submissions the library received in our recent Flash Fiction Contest. Teen writers were challenged to create their own original mystery, suspense, or horror story in 250 words … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: First Place Winner

Before announcing the first place winner of our Flash Fiction Contest, I wanted to share some of the great resources the library has for young writers. First of all, the library provides free online classes in creative writing through a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: Second Place Winner

This year’s Flash Fiction Contest entries were judged on a tough set of criteria. First, all contest submissions had to be written as a mystery, suspense, or horror story. Then, authors had to capture the judges’ attention with an interesting … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Contest: Third Place Winner

We received 15 outstanding entries for this year’s Flash Fiction Contest. We challenged area teen writers to create their own original mystery, suspense, or horror story in 250 words or less. That amounts to three paragraphs, more or less. To … Continue reading

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Oct 21 Deadline for Flash Fiction Contest

We kick off Teen Read Week with a reminder that this is the last week to submit your original mystery, suspense, or horror short story for DBRLTeen’s Flash Fiction Contest. All entries must be 250 words or less and incorporate … Continue reading

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