FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 70: HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ANOTHER WORLD — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a story about an end-of-year holiday celebration in another world, and the genre was science fiction.

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As Week 70 was F3’s last prompt, we would again like to take this opportunity to thank all our writers for sharing your work, and all our readers for your support. We would also like to give a special thanks to our Flash Fiction partners over at Black Ship Books. Make sure you continue to follow Black Ship since there is always something new and exciting going on over at their place.

We wish you all great success with your writing. See you in the funny papers…

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 70: HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ANOTHER WORLD

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Let’s have some fun with our final prompt. All over our world, the holidays are celebrated in many different ways. But, what about the folks on other worlds? What holidays occur at the end of their years, and how are they celebrated? You tell us. Your ‘other world’ can be another planet or another dimension of our very own Earth realm. It’s all up to you.

Prompt: Write a story about an end-of-year holiday celebration in another world.

Genre: Science Fiction

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 29, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

We want to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Very Happy, and Successful, New Year.

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 69: LET’S STIR UP SOME DRAMA! — THE STORIES

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This week, the prompt was to choose a starter sentence from the following, and write a story in the genre of drama. The choices were:

  1. He knew if he told them the truth, they would turn against him.
  2. She ran away quickly, hoping none would follow.
  3. They decided to leave the door unlocked in case it showed up.
  4. The letter revealed a shocking secret.
  5. No one in town wanted to accept the free tickets.
  1. Mike Young introduces us to The Lodger

Make sure to leave your comments on Mike’s website. He used all five sentences in his story and truly went that extra mile down drama road!

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 69: LET’S STIR UP SOME DRAMA!

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One definition of drama is ‘an exciting, emotional, or unexpected series of events or set of circumstances.’ This week, we want you to choose a starter sentence and let the drama flow.

Prompt: Begin your story with one of the following sentences:

  1. He knew if he told them the truth, they would turn against him.
  2. She ran away quickly, hoping none would follow.
  3. They decided to leave the door unlocked in case it showed up.
  4. The letter revealed a shocking secret.
  5. No one in town wanted to accept the free tickets.

Genre: Drama

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 22, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 68: HOWDY, PARTNER — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a story set in the Old West that included the following words: Wagon, dog, campfire, river, and rainstorm.

  1. Mike Young shares Evening the Score

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 68: HOWDY, PARTNER

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It’s time once again to head ‘em up and move ‘em out. You had a powerful good time at the hoedown last night, and you’ve just finished wetting your whistle at the local saloon. The herd is getting restless, and you’re anxious to saddle up and hit the trail.

Prompt: Write a story set in the Old West that includes the following words: Wagon, dog, campfire, river, and rainstorm

Genre: Western

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt. This begins our countdown to the final prompt for this year, and for F3. Our final prompt will be for Week 70. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all our writers for sharing your work, and thank you to all our readers for your support and feedback.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 67: WHODUNIT? — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a detective story that included the following words: Investigate, harmless, sister, notebook, and midnight.

Let’s find out what mysteries our writers have for us this week.

  1. Mike Young offers us Whodunit

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 67: WHODUNIT?

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Now that NaNoWriMo is over, we’re back, and we’re putting you to work. A crime has been committed, and we’re assigning you to the case. The detective in your story can be with the police department or a private detective in business for himself/herself.

Prompt: Write a detective story that includes the following words: Investigate, harmless, sister, notebook, and midnight

Genre: Detective Fiction

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 8, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEKS 62 THROUGH 66: HAPPY WRITING

 

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I am going to give you the month of November off so you can devote all of your time and creativity to NaNoWriMo. I’ll be NaNo-ing too, in what will be my 8th year of participation.

Wishing you great success with writing your novel. Make sure you check back here on December 2, 2016 for your next prompt.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 61: PRE-NANO FRIGHT — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a horror story that included the following: Writer, 50,000, month, goal, winner.

Let’s find out what our writers did with these terms used with NaNoWriMo.

  1. Rose Green shared some NaNo Horror
  2. Mike Young turned it into The Game
  3. Joyce Juzwik experienced Writer’s Block

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