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Flash Contest #50, December 2022: Use the atlas of emotions to choose an emotion you’ve never heard of and write a story/poem in which your protagonist feels that emotion—our winners and their work

Our December Flash Contest was based on Prompt #231 (provided by Stone Soup contributor Molly Torinus), which asked that participants use the Atlas of Emotions in order to research an emotion they had or hadn’t heard of before, and to write a story or poem in which the protagonist experienced that emotion. As has always been […]

Congratulations to our Book Contest 2022 Winners!

We’re thrilled to announce the results of this year’s Stone Soup Annual Book Contest. It was a pleasure and an honor to read and consider all the manuscripts as well as incredibly difficult to select our two winners. We are excited to share more about the authors and their books in the coming months—stay tuned! Winners Poetry An Archeology of […]

Flash Contest #48, October 2022: Start the first line of your story/poem with a word chosen randomly from the dictionary—our winners and their work

Our October Flash Contest was based on Prompt #223 (provided by Stone Soup contributor Molly Torinus), which asked that participants randomly choose a word from the dictionary and use that word to start their story or poem. A welcome change from some of our more specific prompts, this open-ended prompt led to far and away the […]

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