Welcome back, oh lovely #QUICKFIC-ers and welcome to our latest round of Faber Academy’s flash fiction competition #QUICKFIC. One week on from the Summer Party and the ritual appears to have worked, bringing heat and sunshine and rejuvenation etc etc. And also a new prompt!
First up, a whip through the rules of the game. Old hands, scroll down. New folk, read on:
- At the end of this post is a prompt (this week it’s a picture. Next week it may not be, but this week it definitely is!)
- Using that prompt, I’d like you to write me a single short piece of fiction. A piece of flash fiction, if you will.
- That piece needs to be 250 words or less. I’ve started checking, so stay honest!
- Title your work, pop it into the body of an email along with a note telling me the wordcount and send it to email@example.com with the subject line #QUICKFIC 21/06/2019 no later than 2:50 pm GMT
- At 3:30 pm GMT I tumble back in with a new blog post revealing your winners
And what’s winning without prizes?! This week that luck person receives The Rapture by Claire McGlasson, In Paris with You by Clementine Beauvais, translation by Sam Taylor and In The City of Love’s Sleep by Lavinia Greenlaw.
(The rose is not included as I suspect it won’t survive the post.)
You do, as they say, have to be in it to win it though! So here is your prompt and away you go.
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.