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Rusty Barnes – Writing Prompt

Rusty Barnes – Writing Prompt The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction Edited by Tara L. Masih Rose Metal Press 2009 FLASH FICTION EXERCISE Memory-Mapping Exercise from Rusty Barnes I acknowledge here the conflation/adaptation of a couple…

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Editor’s Writing Prompt 2

You (or your character) wake up one morning to find you are not one, but two. However, the other you is somehow different. Try to show this difference through dialog and action, rather than “telling”.

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Editor’s Writing Prompt

“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” This sentence, often attributed to Ernest Hemingway  (although the link to him is said to be unsubstantiated) has been called ”a six word novel” or an extreme example of flash fiction. Your choice of…

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Bunny Goodjohn – Writing Prompt

Freeing your Strangers We have trapped strangers in the backgrounds of our photographs. Perhaps we are the elderly couple taking a selfie in a derelict bandstand who catch by accident a large and red-faced woman jogging through the park behind.…

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Ilana Masad – Writing Prompt

“Mash Stories www.mashstories.com, has a good system, where they take three words, and then require the participants of each contest to use those three words, exactly as they are, in a story that is 500 words or fewer (and in…

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Victoria Redel – Writing Prompt 2

Victoria Redel- Writing Prompt 2 Collect overheard bits of conversation/dialogue during the course of the day. Choose three unrelated bits of dialogue and make use of them (either as dialogue or not) in a piece of flash fiction. Victoria Redel…

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Victoria Redel – Writing Prompt

Victoria Redel Take a title for your story that is an abstraction (e.g. Grief, Love, Bliss) and construct a story that seemingly has nothing to do with the abstraction but earns the title in a unexpected manner. Victoria Redel has…