Category Archives: flash fiction

Writing prompt – Finders Keepers

On our regular Monday get-together, we wrote to a prompt from a short story contest, specifically Round 11 of NPR’s Three Minute Fiction feature. Author Karen Russell challenges us to write a story in which a character finds an object … Continue reading

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Trouble With Wallflowers by MZ Fairtlough

The prompt was to write a story from the point of view of a wallflower: an observer rather than an active participant in a scene. I wasn’t sure about this one but then this popped out, and it was published … Continue reading

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Leave a message after the beep

Today we have had a go at the latest NPR Three Minute Fiction prompt, which is… Leave a message after the beep. Write an original work of fiction in the form of a voicemail message. 600 word limit. We also … Continue reading

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