On the first of every month, a new prompt will be posted. View this month’s prompt here, or sign up to receive the new prompt in your inbox each month.

Please remember to check your word count; any piece that is significantly over the limit will not be posted. Any submissions not clearly on topic will be disregarded − so be sure to read the prompt. If you have a writing website or blog you’d like linked to your piece, please include it in your submission email.

All pieces will be posted on the website after the deadline. Those who have submitted a piece and other members of the community are encouraged to respond to the pieces in the comments section.

Send all prompt responses to:      palmsizedprompts @

Accepting:  Flash fiction, up to 500 words

Deadline:  15th of the month



Currently closed to submissions.