“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 Editor-in-Chief of the Signum University Press. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Baylor University. Dr. Higgins is currently co-editing a volume on the ethical turn in speculative fiction with Dr. Brenton Dickieson and previously edited an academic essay collection entitled The Inklings and King Arthur. She is also the author of the blog The Oddest Inkling, devoted to a systematic study of Charles Williams’ works. As a creative writer, Sørina has a volume of short stories, A Handful of Hazelnuts, forthcoming from Signum’s own press. Outside of academia, Sørina enjoys practicing yoga, playing with her cats, cooking, baking, podcasting, gardening, dancing, and ranting about the state of the world.
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