“Almost an Inkling” Flash Fiction Contest Week 4 Winners

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Week 4 [10/11 – 10/17]: Twitter Fiction

The assignment was to write a story in only one tweet-length sentence: maximum 140 characters! Give us a setting, actors, actions, a narrative arc, and an climax—all in less than the length of this prompt!

  • Remember: this contest is running concurrently with the Signum University fundraiser, so please consider making another donation to help us keep offering innovative education. http://signumuniversity.org/fund/ 


WINNER: K. Wagner, “The Lamp Lighter”

1st runner-up: Rebecca Seaman, “Mother of Invention”

Tied for 2nd runner-up:
Lee Smith, “Red”

Tied for 2nd runner-up:
Matthew Wicker, “Growing Up”


Winner (tied): Elijah David, “Last Night”

Winner (tied): Olivia Jakobitz, “Leo”

Winner (tied): Elijah David, “Out of the Ashes”

1st runner-up: Olivia Jakobitz, “Ignorance”

2nd runner-up (tied): Olivia Jakobitz, “For Here or to Go”.

2nd runner-up (tied): Elijah David, “Success is a Matter of Perspective”

2nd runner-up (tied): Elijah David, “Why Did It Have to Be Imps?”


About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a PhD student in English and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. She also serves as Chair of the Language and Literature Department at Signum University, online. Her latest publication is an academic essay collection on "The Inklings and King Arthur" (Apocryphile Press, December 2017). Her interests include British Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Sørina blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling, wrote the introduction to a new edition of Williams’s "Taliessin through Logres" (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited Williams’s "The Chapel of the Thorn" (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" (2007) and "Caduceus" (2012).
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