Calling all writers! Dispatch Magazine is holding a Funny Flash Fiction Contest. We are looking to add a fictional flair to Dispatch and so we figured it would be a great idea to recruit some of the local talent (because we know that there is a lot).

What we are asking is simple: Make us laugh in 400 words or less.

Sounds easy?

Ehhh I wouldn’t be too sure about that. It takes some serious skills to write a good story in the space that 400 words provides. But we know you can do it. We have complete faith in you. Mostly.

The winner will get their story published in Dispatch Magazine and on our ever-so-awesome website. Starting right now, you have three weeks to throw together your funniest prose and send it our way. Good luck and happy writing.

You can submit by emailing to

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