COMPETITION: New Between the Cracks Flash Fiction Contest is underway!

The next BTC Flash Fiction Contest is underway! The prompt is: Rites of Passage.

This could be a coming of age story, a sci-fi about alien warrior initiations, a divorcee’s first date in twenty-five years, an assassin’s first kill...Well, you get the idea. Possibilities are endless.


Send no more than one story of up to 1000 words. Manuscripts should be attached as a Word doc and be double-spaced in Times New Roman or Arial 12 point. Please send no pictures (though you may note their availability in your cover letter.) Reprints are acceptable, but please state the original publication.

Email submissions only to Include your name and contact info—email and snail mail. In the body of your email please include a short bio and links to your website or blog. This info will be posted with the winning entries.

The winning entry will receive $10 by check or Paypal. The runner up will recieve $5.00 by check or Paypal. The winning entries will be published in the April issue of Between the Cracks. Entries must be received on or before March 24th, 2008.

Entries will be judged on original use of the prompt as well as Between the Cracks qualities.

Only the winner and runner up will be notified by direct email. Notice of the winners will be posted on the Between the Cracks Yahoo group. Get the latest info about Between the Cracks Contests on BTC Yahoo:

Read the Winners of the Big Love, Big Humor flash contest at:
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