Hello there. Can we interest you in a little Friday flash fiction party? Everyone’s invited…
As always, a new prompt awaits you at the bottom of the page. If you’ve QuickFic-ed with us before, head on down there and get your Muse musing. But if this is your first go, a quick explanation of how it all works:
Every Friday, at 9:50 on the dot, we show you a prompt (picture, quote, anything goes). We’re looking for stories of 250 words or less, inspired by that prompt, and we’d like them sent to email@example.com (in the body of an email, and including a title and a wordcount) by 2:50pm (that bit’s important). We in the office have a lovely time reading them all, and then at 3:30 we announce the winner.
This week, the winner will win these lovely Faber books:
And here it is, this week’s QuickFic prompt:
Ready? Let’s write!
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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