Inspiring challenges for storytellers. Next up is the 250-word Microfiction Challenge on October 15th at nycmidnight.co/250.

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Joined April 2009
The Ch. #2 assignments for the #FlashFictionChallenge2021 are up at nycmidnight.co/2YNjNuL! Regardless of how you placed in Ch. #1, every registered writer may submit a story in Ch. #2 and can still advance to the next round with a strong placement. Best of luck writers!
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The results for Challenge #1 of the Flash Fiction Challenge 2021 are up at nycmidnight.co/3E0Ah2B! Please remember that everyone may still participate in Challenge #2 kicking off tomorrow, regardless of how many points you scored in Challenge #1. Best of luck writers!
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We are proud to present "The Bundle" by @kdokesawatzky (Regina, SK, Canada), the story that won the 250-word Microfiction Challenge 2020! Read the full story at nycmidnight.co/TheBundle and get ready for the 2021 challenge on Oct. 15th. Original illustration by @znayberg. Enjoy!
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The Final Round assignment of the 100-word Microfiction Challenge 2021 is OPEN (genre), CHASING SOMETHING (action), and GROW (word). View a countdown & more at nycmidnight.co/3jJtnqt. Best of luck to the 200 finalists as they create their 100-word stories over the next 24 hours!
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We have a winner of the Screenwriting Challenge 2021! Congratulations to Leila Murton Poole (Queenstown, NZ) for winning the competition with her final round screenplay, “What Goes Up Must Come Down”. View the complete list of winners and loglines at nycmidnight.co/SC
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The 2nd Round results are up for the 100-word Microfiction Challenge 2021 at nycmidnight.co/2V4PbmQ! Congrats to the top 8 writers listed in each group for advancing to the Final Round kicking off this Friday, Sept. 3rd. Best of luck to them and thanks to all that participated!
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The 250-word Microfiction Challenge 2021 kicks off Oct. 15th and registration is now open! Writers must create 250-word stories based on genre/action/word prompts in 24 hours. Learn more, register, and read previous winning stories at nycmidnight.co/250. Good luck writers!
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Why yes, I do eat popcorn when I am working on scripts for the screen. 🎥🍿 @nycmidnight #ShortScreenplayChallenge2021 #Round1
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The Short Screenplay Challenge 2021 is officially underway and the Challenge #1 assignments are up at nycmidnight.co/3D5bpqc! Best of luck to the 1,200+ writers participating from around the world as they create their 5-page screenplays over the next 48 hours!
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The Short Screenplay Challenge kicks off this Friday and registration closes soon! Writers are challenged to create 5-page screenplays in 48 hours. Feedback on every submission. Learn more, register, & read previous winning screenplays at nycmidnight.co/ShSC. Good luck!
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Thanks to the participants of the Flash Fiction Challenge 2021 for helping to donate over $8,000 to charities dealing with some of the most critical issues facing our world! Learn more & view the breakdown of donations at nycmidnight.co/3h79tlX. Best of luck everyone!
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We have a winner of the Short Story Challenge 2021! Congrats to Taylor Rae (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA) for winning the competition with her final round story, "The Hour of Hush and Wonder". View the full list of winners at nycmidnight.co/SSC. Thanks to all that participated!
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The 2nd Round assignments for the 100-word Microfiction Challenge 2021 are up at nycmidnight.co/3ruBfyr! The participating writers have 24 hours to create a 100-word story based on their new genre, action, and word assignment. Best of luck writers! #microfictionchallenge100
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The 100-word Microfiction Challenge 1st Round results are up at nycmidnight.co/2Tw1Z54! Congrats to the top 15 writers in each group for advancing to the 2nd Round kicking off at 11:59PM EDT this Friday, July 23rd. Best of luck to them and thanks to everyone for participating!
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The Final Round of the Screenwriting Challenge 2021 is underway and the assignment is...Open (genre), a premonition (subject), and a bricklayer (character). Best of luck to the 42 finalists as they create their 5-page screenplays over the next 24 hours!
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The Short Screenplay Challenge 2021 kicks off on August 20th and registration is now open! The 13th annual competition will challenge writers around the world to create short screenplays no longer than five pages in 48 hours. Learn more & register at nycmidnight.co/ShSC.
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The results from the 2nd Round of the Screenwriting Challenge 2021 are up at nycmidnight.co/3ei22IQ! Congratulations to the top 3 writers in each group for advancing to the final round kicking off this Friday, July 16th and thanks to everyone for participating!
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The #FlashFictionChallenge2021 is officially underway and the Challenge #1 assignments are up at nycmidnight.co/2Vu3p0v! Best of luck to the 4,000+ writers participating from around the world as they create their 1,000-word stories over the next 48 hours!
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