TUFF Flash Fiction Contest Part Three

TUFF Flash Fiction Contest Part Three

How are you doing TUFF rodeo writers? You should be familiar with your 99-word story by now (Part One), and hopefully, you have spent some time exploring your story from different points of view (Part Two). TUFF is The Ultimate Flash Fiction and those of you daring...
TUFF Flash Fiction Contest Part One

TUFF Flash Fiction Contest Part One

Welcome to the Saddle Up Saloon, Writers! Yep. You’ve landed in the right spot if you are looking for the 2020 Flash Fiction Rodeo. Kid and Pal hit the trail, taking some well-deserved time off from running the Saloon. They hope to return next month, every...
Rodeo #4: TUFF Beans

Rodeo #4: TUFF Beans

With Pepe Le Gume on the prowl at Carrot Ranch, I might regret prompting anything with beans. But beans hold a special place in my heart. I grew up on pinto beans, cowboy beans. A special treat was refried beans. I never had navy bean soup or chili beans or baked...
Rodeo #2: Pro-Bull Mashup

Rodeo #2: Pro-Bull Mashup

Where else would you find a bull-riding flash fiction 99-word contest but at Carrot Ranch? Come on, all you pencil crunchers, gather ’round and listen to a  tale. My dad rode bulls. His dad and his dad’s dad rode bulls. My second great-grandfather wore...
Rodeo #4: Fractured Fairy Tales

Rodeo #4: Fractured Fairy Tales

A Flash Fiction contest by Norah Colvin Co Judges: Anne Goodwin and Robbie Cheadle Do you love fairy tales? Chances are, unless you are a parent or grandparent of young children or an early childhood educator as I am, you may not have encountered a fairy tale for a...
Rodeo #3: Travel with a Twist

Rodeo #3: Travel with a Twist

By Sherri Matthews In July, I had the good fortune to spend a week’s holiday with my husband on the Italian Amalfi Coast. I say good fortune, because hubby won it, thanks to a random prize draw. We couldn’t believe it. Who wins those things anyway? Surely it’s a scam?...
Rodeo #2: Memoir

Rodeo #2: Memoir

By Irene Waters, Rodeo Leader Memoir is a passion, so I’m thrilled to once again host the memoir section of the Carrot Ranch Rodeo Contest. Hoping you’ll tighten your saddles and put on your spurs and join in. [READ MORE…] Last year we had Scars – this year?...