The results are in! And they’re awesome! Last week, I drew these cards: 5 of spades, 8 of hearts, and the 5 of diamonds. That meant the genre was science fiction, the setting was a castle, and an object that must appear in the story was a tea or coffee press. If you watched my … More 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge: January Results
Author’s note: This is my flash fiction for January’s entry of the 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge. Each month of 2020, on the first Monday, I’ll draw cards to determine the genre, setting, an an object that has to appear in the short story. Participants will have until the following Monday to link their stories to … More Pressing On
Woohoo! We’re starting the only-for-fun and noncompetitive monthly flash fiction challenge for 2020. I’m so stoked! Here’s the video of me choosing the cards. I totally did this live without editing anything, so I was just as surprised as you are with the selections. Closed captions are available for this video: You have until Monday … More Flash Fiction Challenge 2020: January
Hi, alphabet arrangers! In 2018, author ’Nathan Burgoine invited us to write 1000-word flash fiction every month of that year. It was super fun, too. Also, there was no pressure to do it each month, but if you could, it stretched the brain! He had a really unique way of presenting the challenge, too—by drawing … More Flash Fiction Challenge 2020: Wanna write with me?
I’m back after taking a short breather from writing. I was sad to miss two flash fiction challenges, but was happy to return for the last one in ’Nathan Burgoine’s 2018 monthly Flash Fiction Draw. And thank goodness, the genre was Comedy. The setting is a poppy field and the mandatory object was a broom. … More Broom Chicka-Wow-Wow