QuickFic 06/05/16

Good morning!

Another sunny day dawns – and with it, another round of flash-fiction Friday fun times. Hooray!

Remember: your story should be 250 words or less, and inspired by the prompt below. Send it to us (academy@faber.co.uk) by 2:50pm (please include a title and a wordcount), and you might win a lovely stack of Faber books.

These books, in fact:


And here it is, that aforementioned prompt:

What they lookin' at?

What they lookin’ at?

Got it?


See you back here at 3:30, when we’ll announce the winner.

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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