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“A prompt I was given once that spawned one of the most intense stories I’ve ever written is one where you limit a story to exactly 200 words, but you’re only allowed to use 50 different words within those 200.…

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Jennifer Jean Choose a card from the Tarot deck and write a story inspired by the card–feel free to look up the meaning of the card. Do not mention the title of the card, or Tarot, in your story. Jennifer…

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“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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Many writers are visually inspired. An evocative photo can be a great starting point to a story, especially when you are experiencing writer’s block. I’m a big fan of photographer Ashley Inguanta’s work.…

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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 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…

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Susan Tepper Prompt: Smoke billows thick and black from the chimney of the deserted house. Susan Tepper has been a writer for twenty years.  Her sixth book, a fabulist linked-fiction, is set in 19th Century Russia and titled ‘dear Petrov.’

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Rick Moody Write a story with no modifiers (I.e., no adjectives, no adverbs). Rick Moody is the award-winning author of twelve books of fiction and memoir, including The Ice Storm, The Black Veil, and Purple America. He…

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Lore Segal I want to define habit as that which it is easier to keep doing than to not do. In my twenties I spent a summer with friends in Connecticut, a pain in everybody’s neck because I was never…

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Mom Egg Review and Half-Shell Press Present February Flash Challenge #febflash Join us this month for the February Flash Challenge #febflash, on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/febflash/) and Twitter (@themomegg #febflash. Participants set the goal of writing one piece of flash fiction…