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Plotfinder Package

Looking for daily inspiration to get your creative writing done? Check out the 5-Minute Author Plotfinder Package!


We host fun writer events & other cool things! Check out what we have coming next. Hint: The next Short Storyathon™ is April 2019!

Review Group

Looking for a writer review group in Albuquerque? Check us out. We review creative fiction.


This was our CEO, Sonja Dewing, presenting her business journey with One Million Cups at FatPipe ABQ (a coworking space and where our business calls home.) Hear about how Plot Duckies™ started, what we’re working on, and even how we came up with the name!


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4 hours ago

Congrats To author Jasmine Tritten! Her short story written at our last Flash Fiction workshop was published by Sage! ❤️

Wrote this short story last month in a class run by author Sonja Dewing on the train between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. This is my first total original pure fiction story. Thank you SouthWest Sage for ... See more

7 hours ago
Kelly J Abbott Short Story Contest Submission Manager

Short story contest...

Contests open to anyone 18+ only.  Kelly J Abbott's contests are designed to give winners an opportunity to earn a higher award prize payout while they are busy perfecting their craft. Artists work ... See more

2 days ago
"Tell Your Tale" - A Short Story Contest

Hey young writers! Check out this contest from UPS!

Tell Your Tale - A Short Story Contest
"Children ages 5 to 17 are invited to write and submit a short story (not to exceed 1,000 words) before the ... See more

Learn more about Submit Your Story at

3 days ago
Sonja Dewing, Author

Our CEO getting out there and sharing!

Thoroughly enjoyed working with some amazing authors at the Joint Southwest Writers and MWSA conference over the weekend!

6 days ago

It can be scary to submit a story to a publisher, a reviewer, etc. it can also be nerve racking to do an open mic and share your story to an audience. Congrats Jasmine Tritten for reading from her ... See more

1 week ago

When you are nervously waiting for all the things, you need a comfy outfit. 🙂 (New website, score on flash fiction contest, and other news!)

2 weeks ago

Looking for a place to submit a story? Check out The Spectacle...

3 weeks ago

During today's tour with an author:

~Dawn wrote her first ever short story after getting an assignment
~We got to see a scene filming for Better Call Saul at Hotel Andaluz
~I (Sonja) narrowed down ... See more

3 weeks ago

A subscription service for short stories to your inbox each month? Coming Soon! 🙂

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