Hello there. Come on in – can we take your coat?
It’s time for that most fun of Friday fun times: QUICKFIC.
If you’re new round these parts, let us explain how it all works:
At 9.50 on a Friday (right now, in fact!), we give you a prompt. It might be a photo, a phrase, a feeling (it won’t be a feeling). You write a story of up to 250 words about that prompt, give it a title, and send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org by 2.50pm this afternoon, March 20th. Not a moment later.
At 3.30pm, we announce a winner, and that winner wins books.
We like books.
Great. We’ll get going, shall we? Here’s this week’s prompt:
They look like they’ve got a Friday sort of feeling, don’t they?
And if you need a little more persuasion, these are those books that the winner will win:
See you back here at 3.30!
By entering our QuickFic writing competitions, you’re granting us non-exclusive worldwide permission to reprint your story on our website should you win. The winner will also get a chance to win a place on one of Start to Write one day courses, because at the end of the year we’ll be choosing our favourite of all the winners – the champion of champions, let’s say.