Last Day to Enter the Interlochen Flash-Fiction Contest

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with people who think the same way? Check out Interlochen Arts Academy, a boarding school in Michigan that focuses on arts of all kinds.This winter, you could win a $30,000 scholarship to study in Interlochen’s creative writing department. But hurry, you only have until December 15 to enter the Virginia B. Ball Creative Writing Competition!

Student Life at Interlochen Arts AcademyNeed a little warm-up for the big competition? Enter Figment’s Interlochen Flash-Fiction Contest!

Today’s Prompt:

“Write a story of no more than 150 words about a favorite teacher.” Tag your story InterlochenFlash and Interlochen5. You have until Saturday, December 1 at 11:59pm ET to respond to this prompt.

Click here for more prompts from this contest.

How to Enter

interlochen sweatshirt1. Read the full rules.
2. Create an account on
3. Start a new writing of 150 words or less.
4. Tag your writing both InterlochenFlash and Interlochen5 on the Details page.
5. Enter your response by the deadline listed in the prompt.
6. Press “Publish Now.”
7. You should receive a pop-up confirmation of your entry, and in about two hours or so, your piece should appear among the submissions.


The writer of the best story for each prompt, as chosen by Figment editors, will win a $25 Amazon gift card and an Interlochen sweatshirt. That’s five chances to win! Click here for more prompts from this contest.

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2 thoughts on “Last Day to Enter the Interlochen Flash-Fiction Contest

  1. Im really nervous for entering the Interlochen Competition… I dont know what they’re looking for. Any suggestions on what would help me?

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