Guys. It has been a long time. The summer has raced away and we have missed you and your micro-fictions so very much.
But we’re back now – with a brand-new prompt in tow.
A quick reminder of the rules, seeing as it’s been a while:
- You’re about to see a prompt
- We’d love a very short story, of 250 words or less, inspired by that prompt
- Paste your story into the body of an email, including a title, and send that email to email@example.com by 2:50pm today
- You might win some books:
Without further ado, here it is then, this brand-new prompt:
Oh dear. What’s happened there then?
Do tell us – by 2:50 today!
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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