Flash Fiction Competition for Shoreline of Infinity Readers

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Visible from the Shoreline of Infinity Beach Hut HQ are these landscapes illustrated by Becca McCall and Siobhan McDonald. Let these illustrations – singly or together – inspire you to create a story. We’re looking for flash fiction, which we’re defining as a maximum of 1,000 words.

Just remember, Shoreline of Infinity is a science fiction(ish) magazine, and your story must be science-fictional.

Prizes: £40 for the winning story plus 1 year digital subscription to Shoreline of Infinity. Two runners-up will receive 1 year digital subscription to Shoreline of Infinity.

The top three stories will be published in Shoreline of Infinity –All three finalists will receive a print copy of this edition.


The best stories submitted will be published in 2018 in an anthology, and each contributor will receive a digital copy and a pro-rata share of the royalties.

The Detail

Maximum 1,000 words.

Maximum 2 (two) stories per submitter (if you exceed that you will be disqualified).

Deadline for entries: midnight (UK time) 30th September 2017.

To enter, submit your stories – one at a time – via the Submit button below.

There’s no entry fee but cunningly, you will be asked to enter a secret code word obtainable only from reading issue 8 of Shoreline of Infinity:

you will be asked to enter the second word of the second paragraph of a randomly selected story in Issue 8 when you submit a story through the link below.