Weekly Challenge


Welcome to this week’s challenge 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

Quotes

The foolish race of mankind are swarming below in the night; they shriek and rage and quarrel — and all of them are right – Heinrich Heine

Give me a laundry list and I’ll set it to music – Gioacchino Antonio Rossini

It is far better to be silent than merely to increase the quantity of bad books – Voltaire

Photography

San Francisco by Unknown
San Francisco by Unknown

Wordbank

Petrous
Needle
Lily
Fragile
Ornament

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

 

Photography

 

Movie Theater by Lee Balterman
Movie Theater by Lee Balterman

 

 

Wordbank

 

Fertile
Scorn
Listen
Crinoline
Exaggerate

 

 

Phrases

 

it didn’t turn out well
head in her hands
vast and grey

Weekly Challenge 7


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

Wordbank

Caitiff
Flotsam
Sapling
Dump
Madness

 

Phrases

Fragments of the Self
fishing for my keys
She left him for her ex

 

Art

 

Gradbatch Lane by David Barber
Gradbatch Lane by David Barber

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/david-barber/artworks/

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 the comments 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

 

Quotes

Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once – Julius Caesar

Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies – Erich Fromm

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are – Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

 

Photography

VW Bug by Len Speler
VW Bug by Len Speler

 

Wordbank

Accumulate
Wince
Truck
Unshaven
Rictus

Challenge 2016 Week 2: 14 January


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 comments so others may read 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

 

Photography

 

Painters by Unknown
Painters by Unknown

 

 

Wordbank

 

Leviathan
Dogged
Problem
Pithy
Scuttle

 

Phrases

 

painted wood
all there is
Come back, little thoughts!

Weekly Challenge 47 – 12 November


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

Wordbank

Hiss
Tinnitus
Spear
Spray
Radial

Phrases

burning wings
old ghosts
on top of a telephone pole

Art

Around the Bend by Nancy R Lindsay
Around the Bend by Nancy R Lindsay

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/nancy-lindsay/artworks/

 

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Weekly Challenge 41 = 2 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

 

Quotes

 

Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold – Thomas Jefferson

The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what one does – Sir James M Barrie

America is like an unfaithful love who promises us more than we got – Charlotte Bunch

 

Photography

 

Fields of Peace, Pennsylvania by George Tice
Fields of Peace, Pennsylvania by George Tice

 

Wordbank

 

Flatten

Cephalic

Coagulate

Innards

Frequency

 

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Weekly Challenge 39 – 17 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.

Please Note: I am scheduled for surgery next week, I hope to be able to post a few challenges as scheduled posts. However I may be slow in commenting and have set the comments to unmoderated while I am away.

 

Jez

The Prompts

 

Photography

 

Umbrellas by Karl Scheich
Umbrellas by Karl Scheich

 

Wordbank

 

Homeward
Hitch
Salacious
Froth
Rancid

 

Phrases

 

Roses are red
Subjugation of the masses
Nothing needs to be said

 

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Weekly Challenge 37 – 3 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

Wordbank

Corduroy
Spoon
Bustle
Coarse
Elocution

Phrases

Journey of commitment
Some bad whisky
Will to give

Art

Urban Reflections by Bhavani Krishnan
Urban Reflections by Bhavani Krishnan

https://www.artfinder.com/artist/bhavani-Krishnan/artworks

 

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Weekly Challenge 34: 13 Aug


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

Quotes

He who has no passion has no principal or motive to act – Claude A Helvetius
A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself – Marianne Moore
It cannot be helped, it is as it should be, that the law is behind the times – Oliver Wendall Holmes

Photography

Salvador Dali by Philippe Halsman
Salvador Dali by Philippe Halsman

Wordbank

Slant
Vellichoir
Tunnel
Dire
Impinge

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