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Author Helen McClory Tells You How to Write Monstrously Good Flash Fiction

By Janet ManleyAugust 14, 2015
You may remember SparkLife bestie and author Helen McClory from our novelist edition of Career Wha? and GUESS WHAT, she has a... More  →
Author Helen McClory Tells You How to Write Monstrously Good Flash Fiction

6 Lesser-Known Miracles on 34th Street

By Kathryn_WilliamsDecember 11, 2013
Yes, Virginia, every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings, but did you know that every time a taxi honks,... More  →
6 Lesser-Known Miracles on 34th Street

The Winner of the 100-Word Story Contest Is...

By EmmaJuly 25, 2012
...sligers118, for her tale of a family preparing to battle over a rocking horse. Your Sparkitors love this... More  →
The Winner of the 100-Word Story Contest Is...

The Final Five Finalists

By EmmaJuly 24, 2012
We've reached the end! Here are your final five finalists. We'll announce the winner tomorrow! ... More  →
The Final Five Finalists

Check Out Today's Crop of Finalists

By EmmaJuly 23, 2012
You ask: 1) How many finalists are there? 2) When will you announce the winner? 3) Is it possible to just reread... More  →
Check Out Today's Crop of Finalists

Five New Super-Short Story Finalists

By EmmaJuly 19, 2012
You ask: 1) How many finalists are there? 2) When will you announce the winner? 3) Is it possible to just reread... More  →
Five New Super-Short Story Finalists

Read Five New Super-Short Stories

By EmmaJuly 17, 2012
The best thing about being a finalist? Getting compliments from your fellow Sparklers! But because of Gary's cruel and cold-blooded... More  →
Read Five New Super-Short Stories [UPDATE]

Here Are Your Friday Finalists

By EmmaJuly 13, 2012
The heat is on—you only have until 5 p.m. EST to submit your 100-word story! Get inspired by today's fab... More  →
Here Are Your Friday Finalists

Five Scary, Sad, and Stunning Short Stories

By EmmaJuly 12, 2012
The fiction contest is in full swing, and we've got some doozies for you today. Click through for your dose... More  →
Five Scary, Sad, and Stunning Short Stories

Here Are Your Next Five Finalists

By EmmaJuly 11, 2012
Can you guess which statement is false? 1) Our inbox is overflowing with fiction contest entries, and we couldn't be... More  →
Here Are Your Next Five Finalists