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One-Sided Telephone Conversation

Write a flash fiction story that is between 300 and 500 words. Imagine you are walking by an open door in your house. You overhear a private phone conversation. It is one-way, because you can only hear one person talking. Write about what they say.


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Write a submission based on the above prompt. The contest instructions are to write about a telephone conversation between two people. This is a one-way chat, because only one person can be heard. Write about the side of the phone call that you are able to hear. This will only involve the person's responses to the unheard individual. It can be funny, romantic, scary, or whatever you choose.

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Deadline: Saturday, June 18th at 02:13 AM EST.

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