QuickFic 05/02/16

Well good morning!

Ready to pop on those writing trousers? Fiction fedora propped at a jaunty angle?

Great. Let’s get going on another round of QuickFic then.

Now, don’t forget the essentials:

  • Your story needs to be 250 words or less
  • Your story needs to be inspired by the prompt at the bottom of this post
  • Your story needs to be sent to us (academy@faber.co.uk) by 2:50pm. Including a title and a word count will win you brownie points.

Wanna see what’s up for grabs?



See? Lovely.

Right. Let’s have a look at this prompt, shall we?

Here it is:


She’s clearly been getting creative. Your turn!

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 our 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, basically.

For more creative writing exercises, click here.

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