October 2017

This month is Inktober! Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Using Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google, or any social media site you prefer, search for the #inktober posts. Choose one that looks interesting to you, and write a flash fiction piece about it. What is happening … Continue reading October 2017

August 2017

Write about a normal day in the life of someone who experiences time differently. Do the hours move more quickly? Do days sometimes repeat? Or do they just have more of it to spare? How does one simple difference of perception drastically change (or not) how someone moves through everyday life? Responses: The Horologist's Daughter … Continue reading August 2017

July 2017

Our prompt this month comes from Bookfox: What started off as a sleepwalking problem leads to a night of adventure when your protagonist does what she or he was too afraid to do when awake. Responses: Dancing in the Moonlight by Siobhán Fuller Plastic Bag − Dreams of Grandeur by Syd Peck Forgotten Dream by Sue Johnson Ellie by Belinda … Continue reading July 2017

May 2017

Our prompt this month comes from Mslexia's new writing prompts Instagram: Write a piece in which a parrot relays some information to the worst person possible. Who has the parrot heard this from, and why did they want to keep it a secret? What are the consequences for the secret-keeper – and for the person … Continue reading May 2017

March 2017

The theme this month is SEPARATION. Separation can occur between many things — people, power, countries, causes, the ends of a rope. Is it a happy separation? Is it final? Are the only six degrees that divide us? Whether it is a simple disconnect or a jarring split, see where it can take you.   Responses: Dusty Tap Shoes … Continue reading March 2017