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THE MINDHUT SHORT FICTION CONTEST 1ST PLACE WINNER:

THE MINDHUT SHORT FICTION CONTEST 1ST PLACE WINNER: "Eros, God of Nothing" by Hannah Wagle

By Ryan BrittJanuary 19, 2015
There’s a grand tradition in science fiction of putting emotions (or lack of emotions) into the realm of fictional pharmaceuticals. From “soma”... More  →

THE MINDHUT SHORT FICTION CONTEST 2ND PLACE WINNER: "The Past is Now" by Anna Thompson

By Ryan BrittJanuary 19, 2015
I’m always a sucker for a story that involves both a paradox and seemingly unexplained magic. Though this is a science fiction/fantasy... More  →
THE MINDHUT SHORT FICTION CONTEST 2ND PLACE WINNER:

THE MINDHUT SHORT FICTION CONTEST 3RD PLACE WINNER: "Untitled" by Kaleigh

By Ryan BrittJanuary 19, 2015
Calling this story anything other than beautiful would be a disservice, so let’s get that out of the way: it’s beautiful. But... More  →
THE MINDHUT SHORT FICTION CONTEST 3RD PLACE WINNER:

THE MINDHUT FICTION CONTEST WINNERS HAVE BEEN PICKED... and Soon All Will Be Revealed!

By Ryan BrittJanuary 16, 2015
Last week, The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest concluded, which for many of you, meant rushing to beat the deadline, but for us,... More  →
THE MINDHUT FICTION CONTEST WINNERS HAVE BEEN PICKED... and Soon All Will Be Revealed!
Today is the Day: Last Chance to Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

Today is the Day: Last Chance to Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

By Ryan BrittJanuary 5, 2015
One way to make the climax of a story exciting is to jam in some kind of “ticking clock” element. You know;... More  →

More Brain Food for the Mindhut Short Fiction Contest

By Ryan BrittDecember 23, 2014
Good morning! The winter holidays are almost, really, happening, which can be a super stressful time. And if you’re a writer, there’s... More  →
More Brain Food for the Mindhut Short Fiction Contest
Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

Enter The Mindhut Short Fiction Contest!

By Ryan BrittDecember 15, 2014
Greetings flash-fiction writer. You’ve been recruited by SparkNotes/The MindHut to defend the frontier against the boring armada of a world without cool... More  →
We Share Our Fave Sci-Fi Short Stories to Get You Pumped for The MindHut Short Fiction Contest!!!

We Share Our Fave Sci-Fi Short Stories to Get You Pumped for The MindHut Short Fiction Contest!!!

By Ryan BrittDecember 1, 2014
You already know that The MindHut is the place where Sparklers go to get their geek on, but what’s the original geekiest... More  →

50 NaNoWriMo Plot Ideas for the Plot-less

By ElodieNovember 5, 2014
National Novel Writing Month may have already started, but it's not too late to catch up! All you need is coffee, a... More  →
50 NaNoWriMo Plot Ideas for the Plot-less

Writer Wars: Imitation

By reidfaylorMay 20, 2014
It's been a whole week, but the day has finally arrived: Writer Wars is upon us again! Writer fighting writer, ink staining... More  →
Writer Wars: Imitation