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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 68: HOWDY, PARTNER — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a story set in the Old West that included the following words: Wagon, dog, campfire, river, and rainstorm.

  1. Mike Young shares Evening the Score

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 68: HOWDY, PARTNER

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It’s time once again to head ‘em up and move ‘em out. You had a powerful good time at the hoedown last night, and you’ve just finished wetting your whistle at the local saloon. The herd is getting restless, and you’re anxious to saddle up and hit the trail.

Prompt: Write a story set in the Old West that includes the following words: Wagon, dog, campfire, river, and rainstorm

Genre: Western

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 15, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt. This begins our countdown to the final prompt for this year, and for F3. Our final prompt will be for Week 70. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all our writers for sharing your work, and thank you to all our readers for your support and feedback.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 67: WHODUNIT? — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a detective story that included the following words: Investigate, harmless, sister, notebook, and midnight.

Let’s find out what mysteries our writers have for us this week.

  1. Mike Young offers us Whodunit

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 67: WHODUNIT?

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Now that NaNoWriMo is over, we’re back, and we’re putting you to work. A crime has been committed, and we’re assigning you to the case. The detective in your story can be with the police department or a private detective in business for himself/herself.

Prompt: Write a detective story that includes the following words: Investigate, harmless, sister, notebook, and midnight

Genre: Detective Fiction

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: December 8, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 61: PRE-NANO FRIGHT — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a horror story that included the following: Writer, 50,000, month, goal, winner.

Let’s find out what our writers did with these terms used with NaNoWriMo.

  1. Rose Green shared some NaNo Horror
  2. Mike Young turned it into The Game
  3. Joyce Juzwik experienced Writer’s Block

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 61: PRE-NANO FRIGHT

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With NaNoWriMo just around the corner, let’s have some scary fun with a few terms from that yearly event.

Prompt: Write a horror story that includes the following: Writer, 50,000, month, goal, winner

Genre: Horror

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: October 27, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 59: BRING ON THE MAGIC — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a fantasy story that included the following words: Autumn, portal, potion, kingdom, and teacher

Let’s find out what magical doors our writers have opened for us.

  1. Rose Green is in the middle of Preparing for Autumn
  2. Joyce Juzwik explains the benefits of The Potion

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 59: BRING ON THE MAGIC

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It’s time to take a journey to a world filled with pixies, dragons, ogres, goblins, and wizards, just to name a few.

This week, we want you to take us to that other world – to that other reality, where animals speak, fairies fly, and magic is everywhere.

Prompt: Include the following words in your story: Autumn, portal, potion, kingdom, and teacher

Genre: Fantasy

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: October 13, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.

 

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 55: HAPPY TRAILS — THE STORIES

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The prompt this week was to write a story set in the Old West that included the following words: Stagecoach, outlaw, bank, railroad, and cabin.

Let’s travel back in time with our writers to the days of cowboys and cattle drives.

  1. Joyce Juzwik confirms it was For the Principle

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY, WEEK 55: HAPPY TRAILS

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It’s time to saddle up and ride those trails once again. During the 1800’s, there were many exciting things happening in this country. Many people were mining for gold and silver, Frank and Jesse James were robbing banks, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway joined Atchison and Topeka, Kansas with Santa Fe, New Mexico, and guns were blazing at the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

This week, let us ride along with you as you journey back in time.

Prompt: Write a story set in the Old West, and include the following words: Stagecoach, outlaw, bank, railroad, and cabin

Genre: Western

Word Count: 1,500 or less

Deadline: Thursday, September 15, 2016

Post your story on your blog or website and provide a link to it in the comment section of this prompt.