August 2016

Write a story that begins and ends with a bicycle. The bicycle doesn't necessarily have to be in the whole story — but why does it reappear? Does it have a special significance, or is it mere coincidence?   Responses: April 5th by Megan Russo Blue Bicycle by Belinda Rimmer On Accident by E.M. Killaley

July 2016

This month's prompt comes from a writing exercise Margaret Wilkinson created for Mslexia: Think of a situation you really dislike (multi-story car park at night, A&E department, gridlock on a motorway in a heatwave). Next add something that would make it even worse. Now imagine a character who hates the situation as much as you … Continue reading July 2016

June 2016

This month’s prompt is in honor of LGBT Pride! Write a story that in some way reveals the status of the LGBTQ rights movement from the year 2026. Consider the ways society has changed, for better or worse. As it’s fiction, you could go best or worst case scenario. Think about the various issues faced … Continue reading June 2016

May 2016

I don't know about you, but lately I've been thinking about where my next adventure might take me. Maybe it's the increase in the amount of sunlight per day, or the hope of warmth, but the approach summer has begun to reignite my wanderlust. I'm hoping this month's prompt may stir that sense of daring … Continue reading May 2016