There are 16 Workshop Participants who’ve each pledged to write a short story worthy of being entered into a competition or putting it up for public consumption!
Every Monday and Wednesday there will be a Post going up with 4 Participants and their Submissions based on whatever Round currently happening. Round One consists of The Pitch and below you will see the first 4 of 16 Pitches. The Genre for the Pitch will be listed along with the Discord/Reddit name of the person who submitted it.
Please leave all CONSTRUCTIVE comments on their Pitch in the comments below!
When East Saint Paul loses one of its staple residents to a hit and run, Tony fights tireless to bring justice to Felyn Reynolds. But when he starts receiving threatening phonecalls, he discovers for himself that Felyn’s death was not a random act of violence. Trusting nobody, Tony takes to the streets in the search for the truth in this mystifying Film Noir taken to the page.
In a world run on smart implants and viral programming, the security of those implants is thought to be impenetrable. When Ronson Fitzgerald watches a man die of heart failure in line at Starbucks, however, he quickly learns that people’s implants can be hacked into after all. It’s only a matter of time before his own arm is turned against him and it’s a race to find a cure before it’s too late.
While staying with her cousins as her family’s farm undergoes construction, Ashlyn Warren joins the neighborhood kids in playing a game of manhunt in the woods behind their house. When she ignores their instructions to perform the safe passage ritual, she accidentally invites a new player to the game, a dangerous entity intent on devouring the kids. Now Ashlyn must complete the game without being caught, or allowing anyone else to be.