Category Archives: Weekly Prompt

Weekly Feature Prompt – Week 8

Write a poem (40 or fewer lines) or a flash fiction story ( < 1000 words) on any theme. see the complete guidelines here.

Send in your entries to theliterarynest@gmail.com with the subject line “Weekly Contest Submission” by Thursday, July 27, 2017 – 7 PM PDT.

The image here is just for inspiration. You are not required to write about it.

Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

Weekly Feature Prompt – Week 7

Write a poem (40 or fewer lines) or a flash fiction story ( < 1000 words) on any theme. see the complete guidelines here.

Send in your entries to theliterarynest@gmail.com with the subject line “Weekly Contest Submission” by Thursday, July 20, 2017 – 7 PM PDT.

The image here is just for inspiration. You are not required to write about it.

Image by Issei Kato / Reuters

Weekly Feature Prompt – Week 5

Write a poem (40 or fewer lines) or a flash fiction story ( < 1000 words) on any theme. see the complete guidelines here.

Send in your entries by Thursday, July 6, 2017 – 7 PM PDT.

The lines here are just for inspiration. You are not required to use the lines.

The shadow I had carried lightly has
Been forced upon me now and heavy since
Bulky since now and since unwieldy as
A corpse the shadow I was born from in
— Shane McCrae (“America Gives Its Blackness Back To Me“)