Queer Sci Fi's Fifth Annual Flash Fiction Contest
IM * PACT
1) One object colliding with another
2) An impinging of something upon something else
3) An influence or effect on something or someone
4) The force of a new idea, concept, technology or ideology
Four definitions to inspire writers around the world, and an unlimited number of possible stories to tell, but only 110 made the final cut.
A difficult choice to be made. An object hurtling recklessly through space. A new invention that will change the world. So many things can impact a life, a society, or a planet.
Impact features 300 word speculative fiction ficlets from across the queer spectrum from the minds of the writers of Queer Sci Fi.
Welcome to Impact.
A gambler bets big in this high fantasy flash fiction.
An NBC news anchor delivers his sobering, final broadcast as the world outside collapses into a void.
Talia has dreamed of only one thing for years now: the join the holy order. But all Elves who wish to do so must first pass the test of the Soul Star.
An unidentified flying object is spotted near the Mars orbiting space institute but an alien presence is closer than J thinks.
- 2 To Be Read lists
- 2 Currently Reading lists
Publisher: Other Worlds Ink
Pairings: FF, MF, MM, NB
Heat Level: 1
Romantic Content: 2
Ending: Click here to reveal
Character Identities: Ace, Bisexual, Gay, Genderfluid, Genderqueer, Intersex, Lesbian, Non Binary, Pansexual, Transgender
Tropes: Antihero, The Bargain, Everyone is Queer, Fairy Tales Revisited, Forbidden Love, Hero and the Great Quest, Lone Wolf, Moral Failure, Star-Crossed Lovers, Wingfic
Word Count: 33700
Languages Available: English