Flash Fiction for Hurricane Relief #Flash4Storms #LemonSharkCharity

It’s not a chore, you know, when you are asked to write prose for charity.

Well, Sarah Brentyn of Lemon Shark has set up a wonderful challenge with a promise to donate money to a very worthy cause… let me hand over to her…

Harvey, Irma, Maria… These hurricanes have hit hard, leaving massive damage in their wakes. Here’s how you can help:

1. Write a piece of flash fiction in 50 words or less with the theme: Help 
(This can be any sort of assistance, support, encouragement, or a story of someone or something that needs help. You do not need to use the prompt word. Be creative! It can be 50 words, 15 words…even a six-word story. Anything goes provided it is prose up to 50 words. It doesn’t have to be sunshine and rainbows but keep it PG and friendly.)
2. Add a new post on your blog with your flash fiction and the hashtag #Flash4Storms in the title
3. Link to this post
4. Leave a comment here with a link to your post so I know you’ve participated
5. Help spread the word on social media with the hashtags:

#Flash4Storms #LemonSharkCharity

I will donate $1 to hurricane relief for every flash that is posted (up to $50).
And to top it all, Diana WP of Myths Of The Mirror has decided to match the donation!
So, here goes! 50 words filled with hope!

After six days of relentless searching, they had all but given up hope.

All that was left of the school was a pile of rubble.

Irma had done her job good and proper.

The rescue team were ready to and admit defeat, when that feint cry was heard… “Help!”


17 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. robbiesinspiration
    Oct 08, 2017 @ 14:37:28

    A great piece of flash fiction, Ritu.

    Liked by 1 person


  2. Judy E Martin
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 20:20:13

    Fantastic take, Sis. Well done!! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  3. Erika Kind
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 17:20:34

    Those are the most amazing rescues!

    Liked by 1 person


  4. syl65
    Oct 04, 2017 @ 02:48:29

    Wonderful Sister!! Kudos to all aiding in the relief and recovery efforts!!

    Liked by 1 person


  5. Sarah Brentyn
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 23:42:57

    Thank you so much for joining in, Ritu! 💕 So sad but some hope at the end there.

    Liked by 1 person


  6. willowdot21
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:41:51

    Brilliant Sis brilliant

    Liked by 1 person


  7. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 22:33:24


  8. D. Wallace Peach
    Oct 03, 2017 @ 21:49:45

    Awesome, Ritu! Help, hope, and rescue all in one piece. Thanks so much for playing along.

    Liked by 1 person


    • Ritu
      Oct 03, 2017 @ 21:55:17

      It truly is a worthy cause, Diana! If we can all club together like this throughout all tragedies that happen, the world would be a much better place. At least our Blogisphere is wonderful like that!

      Liked by 1 person


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