Category Archives: Flash Fiction Challenge

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Fight own battle

February 9, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rainbow in a puddle. Is it a silver lining of sorts or a false reflection? Think about what it might mean or convey. Simple science? Hope? Or the doom of humankind? Create action or character reflection. Go where the […]

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That rock that talked – Flash Fiction Challenge

February 2, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rock in the road. It can be physical, adding to a plot twist, or it can be metaphorical for a barrier or hardship. Go where you find the rock. I had a dream, a lucid dream Lying on a […]

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Mining Disaster

January 19, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a quarry. It can be a place or include the by-product. The quarry can be operational, abandoned, it can be in real-tie or mentioned from another time. Where will the quarry take you? Go where the prompt leads. People in this remote […]

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All the way

We’ve got to collaborate to serve and care for the community. There’s no need to compromise for their concerns. Look at the present state – not a good sight. I don’t like some of the things happening in this world. War, conflict, pollution and corruption. Let’s now forget decades of inaction and stop blaming everyone. […]

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Abandoned house

don’t abandon us an atonement to play haunted by the past the horror aghast remorse needed eerie silence air of grievance a solemn requiem mystery of the house people who were murdered when they disappeared separation and fate such a heavy weight don’t walk away an atonement to play (c) ladyleemanila 2017 For: Saturday flash […]

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January 5: Flash Fiction Challenge – Rattle that lock

In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rattling sound. It can be an intimidating sound of protest, a disorienting loud sound, a musical expression or a gentle baby’s toy. Go where the prompt leads you. Rattle that lock and lose those chains Don’t let them take over the reins Get […]

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Beyond – December 22: Flash Fiction Challenge

autumn cry out dark clouds on the sky blood and tears of sorrow men fighting for our freedom remembering them the falling rain echoes of autumn fields of men sheaves of pain in their bravery and nerve falling one by one war or peace? misunderstanding what expense? for freedom? and life’s so complicated talk instead […]

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Aurora is my mother’s name

In 99 words (no more, no less) explore the importance of a name within a story. It can be naming an experience, introducing an extraordinary name, or clarifying a name (who can forget Who’s on First). Go where the prompt leads. Aurora is my mother’s name Daybreak she came Such a beauty Out in the […]

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December 1: Flash Fiction Challenge

In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about something or someone not allowed. Maybe it’s about gender, race or other intolerance. Maybe it’s the cat who paws at the door, but not allowed inside. Maybe it’s a trail where dogs are not allowed. Go light, go dark, go where the prompt leads […]

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