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September 17: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Three Mice

September 17, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story of mice. It can feature any variety of the little critters in any situation. Are the the character or the inciting incident? Use any genre, including … Continue reading

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October 31: Flash Fiction Challenge – April 31st.

October 31, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about the Day of the Dead. It can be the Mexican holiday, a modern adaptation of it, a similar remembrance, or something entirely new. Go where … Continue reading

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September 19: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Interval.

September 19, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an interlude. It can be a pause between two key moments, the pause between acts in a play, an intermission, or a temporary amusement Go … Continue reading

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September 12: Flash Fiction Challenge – Her Greatest Gift.

Her greatest gift was acceptance. I was far from perfect, in fact, I was more flaws than anything else, but she saw through all that and took me for the man I was. For me, it was freeing, knowing I … Continue reading

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August 22: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Old Man

August 22, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about old-world charm. It can be nostalgic or irreverent. You can invent an “old world,” return to migrant roots or recall ancient times. Go where the … Continue reading

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June 27: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Old Toilet.

June 27, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that involves paint. It can be fresh, peeling or in need of a coat. What is being painted, and why? Go where the prompt leads! The … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge #5: Magic

Image: Fire Breath by Caio Monteiro It shouldn’t have been there, but it was. He looked around, and there was no one in sight, so how had it happened? Before him, a small pot bubbling with some sort of metal … Continue reading

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June 20: Flash Fiction Challenge – Waiting

June 20, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about having to wait. Who is waiting and what for? Think about how the wait impacts the character or the story. Go where the prompt leads! … Continue reading

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May 30: Flash Fiction Challenge – Strawberries and Mint.

“You can’t kill it,” my neighbour said to me when he gave me a mint plant. “Just keep the water up to it and it will thrive.” That much was true as the mint in his place had been growing … Continue reading

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May 16: Flash Fiction Challenge – Lookout Hill

May 16, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that goes in search of trees. It can be one particular tree, a grove, woods, or forest. What makes the tree worth seeking? Go where the … Continue reading

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