Half-Inched The Baked Bean – Flash Fiction Challenge


We had a good gig going, or rather we did, until the night Frank decided to steal the Queen.

For the 1st Heat of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge 2016 (FFC2016) I pulled crime caper as my given genre, a sports arena as a location and a fur coat as an object to be included.  For those of you unfamiliar with the FFC2016 concept, writers pull random prompts and have to write and submit a piece of flash fiction (a maximum of 1000 words) within 48 hours.  Writers are placed in groups, with the winning story scoring 15 points, 2nd placed 14 points and so on. After the first two heats the points are combined and the top 5 scoring writers in each group go through to the semi-final. Continue reading