April 2018

April is National Poetry Month! You're thinking, wait, poetry? I thought this was a flash fiction site? But that doesn't mean we can't support our fellow writers, regardless of genre! This month, find a poem. Use it to prompt a flash fiction piece. You could write about two strangers meeting on a lonely forest road; … Continue reading April 2018

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