Hello hello, and welcome to the new brighter, Spring like edition of #QUICKFIC, Faber Academy’s flash fiction competition. Yes Spring is finally here and we can all put away dreadful things like winter coats, and darkness at 4 pm.
Before you all spring into action and write me a piece, a rules refresher:
- Use the prompt below to write a story of 250 words or less.
- Pop the story into the body of an email, including the title and the word count, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure it’s in the body of the email, not as a separate attached document!
- Do all that by 2:50 pm today.
- At 3:30 we meet back on the blog for the winning entries to be revealed.
In honour of World Poetry Day, this week’s prize includes two brilliant collections by Christopher Reid and Simon Armitage in addition to our usual fiction fare:
Annnd here you go:
Back at 3:30!
By entering Faber Academy’s flash fiction competition #QUICKFIC , you’re granting us non-exclusive worldwide permission to reprint your story on our website should you win.