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Flash Contest

Flash Contest #33, July 2021: Choose one proverb from a list of five and write a story in which the opposite is true—our winners and their work

Our July Flash Contest was based on Creativity Prompt #160—provided by Jane Levi, Stone Soup Director—which challenged participants to choose one proverb from a list of five ( “A stitch in time saves nine,” “The early bird catches the worm,” “A problem shared is a problem halved,” “A leopard cannot change its spots,” or “Absence […]

Flash Contest #46, August 2022: Write about a utopian city and a dystopian city that are right next to each other—our winners and their work

Our August Flash Contest was based on Prompt #214 (provided by Stone Soup intern Sage Millen), which asked that participants channel their inner Dickens and write about two cities—utopian and dystopian—that were right next to each other. We received a wide breadth of submissions (including a couple poems), all with brilliant world-building. Two of the […]