Apple-Obsessed Author Fella

Flash Fiction Challenge: Spin The Wheel

First up, a little administrative work:

I picked the random winner from the last challenge, “The War On Christmas.”

BLUE LYNX is that winner.

Blue Lynx, contact me at terribleminds at gmail dot com. Kay? Kay.

With that outta the way, it’s time to BEGIN ANEW.

*dun dun dun*

Here’re the rules. I’m going to give you three categories. You will pick randomly from each category, maybe with a d10 or using a random number generator. From your choices, you’ll have 1000 words to write some flash fiction. Post this fiction at your online space. Link back here. Due by Friday, January 11th, at noon EST.

Here, then, are your categories:


  1. Fairytale Fantasy
  2. Post-Apocalyptic Horror
  3. Superhero
  4. Police Procedural
  5. Military Sci-Fi
  6. Kaiju
  7. Dieselpunk
  8. Conspiracy Fiction
  9. Splatterpunk
  10. Southern Gothic


  1. An abandoned Wal-Mart
  2. An underwater alien ship
  3. The tropics
  4. Limbo
  5. A meth lab
  6. The Golden Gate Bridge
  7. On the surface of a comet
  8. A Nevada brothel
  9. Inside a virtual reality world
  10. A nightclub in Hell

Must Feature

  1. Talking animals
  2. Magical foodstuff
  3. A straight razor that never needs sharpening
  4. One or several time-travelers
  5. Mummies
  6. Nanotechnology
  7. A vigilante
  8. A dead body
  9. A blizzard
  10. A mystery box