Weekly Challenge


Each week a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200-word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add a link to your piece in the comments below so others can enjoy your work.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

 

Phrases

explanation of lateness

the light feels right to me

their bone-less bodies

 

Art

 

The Vale of the White Horse by Eric Ravilious
The Vale of the White Horse by Eric Ravilious

http://www.wikiart.org/en/eric-ravilious

 

Theme

Child Poverty

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Weekly Challenge


Each week a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add a link to your piece in the comments below so others can enjoy your work.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

 

Art

 

Heat wave in Roath Park by Maja Grecic
Heat wave in Roath Park by Maja Grecic

 

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/maja-grecic/artworks/

 

Theme

 

Chemical Soup

 

 

Poetic Lines

 

in the quiet of the long familiar – Work by Sally Bliumis-Dunn

when god prays to himself – Fog by Vi Khi Nao

I want to live the way you did – The Cossacks by Linda Pastan

Weekly Challenge


Challenge 8

A new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add a link to your piece in the comments below so others can enjoy your work.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

 

Theme

Sorcery

 

Poetic Lines

Thy face hath not the power to make love groan – Sonnet 131 by William Shakespeare

Slowly the moon is rising out of the ruddy haze – Aware by DH Lawrence

I left that town long ago for war and folly – The Elm City by Reed Whittemore

 

Quotes

Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves – German Proverb

The contented man can be happy with what appears to be useless – Hung Ko

There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing – Isaac Disraeli

Weekly Challenge


Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.
Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add a link to your piece in the comments below so others can enjoy your work.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

The Prompts

Phrases

buckets full of mist
dried up fountain
the unsaid words

Art

Kalamata by Evangelos Tzavaras
Kalamata by Evangelos Tzavaras

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/evangelos-tzavaras/artworks/

Theme

A single breath

Weekly Challenge


Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add a link to your work in comments so others can enjoy it too.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

The Prompts

Pas de Deux by Rob Borel
Pas de Deux by Rob Borel

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/rob-borel/artworks/

Theme

Instinct

Poetic Lines

The tulips have found me out – Discovery by Florence Ripley Mastin

A low half moon that makes the wings – Coming by Kenneth Rexroth

he warned that it was a bad habit – Pinochle by Philip Terman

Challenge 2016 Week 1: 7 January 2016


 

Happy New Year – may 2016 bring all the creative forces to fruition.

A huge welcome back to the challenge and thank you for all those of you who sent messages of support while I was in surgery and recovering from the procedures. I am now back and fully fit and able again. Life is so much better now.

Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.
Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to leave a link to your piece in comments so others may enjoy your work.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

The Prompts

Theme

Purple

Poetic Lines

the whole world takes a rain check – You Are In Nearly Every Future by Noah Falck

and call it the cloud of my unknowing – Dream of Heaven by Chard deNiord

at something beyond the camera – Another Life by Deborah Cummins

Quotes

The better a man is the more mistakes he will make for the more things he will try – Peter F Drucker

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever – Helen Rowland

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love – Martin Luther King Jr

Weekly Challenge 42 – 9 October


Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add your piece to the list by clicking the cute creature below. You can also add this to your own piece so others can enjoy too.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

 

Phrases

 

Ached a low-tone

Dandelions tickling

We put men in boxes

 

 

 

Art

 

Arlecchino by Rosalind Lyons
Arlecchino by Rosalind Lyons

 

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/rosalind-lyons/artworks/

 

Theme

Books

 


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Weekly Challenge 40 – 24 September


Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add your piece to the list by clicking the cute creature below. You can also add this to your own piece so others can enjoy too.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

Art

Moana - In the Spirit of Aloha by Ria Janta-Cooper
Moana – In the Spirit of Aloha by Ria Janta-Cooper

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/ria-janta-cooper/artworks/

 

Theme

Silver ID Bracelet

 

Poetic Lines

  • with the letters for poet – Gwendolyn Brooks Park, Topeka by Ed Skoog
  • like a silver night-blooming moonflower – Jazz You’ll Never Know by Margaret Hasse
  • Because her body is winter inside a cave – Respect by Melissa Studdard

 

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Weekly Challenge 38 – 10 September


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Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

Please take the time to add your piece to the list by clicking the cute creature below. You can also add this to your own piece so others can enjoy too.

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

 

Theme

 

Angels in disguise

 

 

Poetic Lines

 

as when I walk through a room – Expleasure by James Brasfield

I all alone between my outcast state – Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

I would tell you of the wild hours of surrender – Hermitage by Joseph Fasano

 

 

Quotes

 

The only certainty is that nothing is certain – Pliny the Elder

The Englishman can get along with sex quite perfectly so long as he can pretend that it isn’t sex but something else – James Agate

One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything except a good reputation – Oscar Wilde

 

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Weekly Challenge 35: 20 August


Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines.

Your piece can involve one, all or any combination of the prompts given. The key is to enjoy what you are writing and in turn we will enjoy what you give us to read.

 

Please take the time to add your piece to the list by clicking the cute creature below. You can also add this to your own piece so others can enjoy too.

 

Ok so pens (or fingers) at the ready for some creative fun and I look forward to reading what you write.

 

The Prompts

 

Phrases

 

The best part

He means well

The end is truth

 

Art

 

Gaia Hidden Stories Series by Dhyana Fritsche
Gaia Hidden Stories Series by Dhyana Fritsche

 

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/dhyana-fritsche/artworks

 

Theme

 

Coffee

 

 

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