Ready to get your QuickFic fix?
Before we have a look at this week’s prompt, let’s have a quick reminder of the rules. They’re very simple:
We’re about to show you a mysterious and potential-laden prompt. You should have a look at it, allowing yourself to be slowly but unavoidably drawn down the potent path of inspiration, and then you should write a story, of 250 words or less, using that prompt in some way.
Send us that story to email@example.com by 2:50pm this afternoon, because that’s when the deadline is. There’s an excellent chance that you might win these books!
Come on then. Let’s have a good old look at that prompt.
This is it:
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 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.
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