Monthly Archives: July 2011

FLASH FICTION FRIDAY – F3 – CYCLE 41 – OUT FOR THE COUNT: FALLEN

PAUL D BRAZILL is this week’s moderator over at FlashFictionFriday.com.  Paul has given all of us “flashers” a truly awesome “first sentence” for this week’s challenge.  Thank you, Paul! Prompt: STARTER SENTENCE: “I slowly peeled back my eyelids and immediately wished … Continue reading

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LILYCHILDSFEARDOM.BLOGSPOT.COM – LILY’S FRIDAY PREDICTION FOR JULY 22, 2011

New flash fiction over at  http://lilychildsfeardom.blogspot.com/2011/07/lilys-friday-prediction_22.html Rules – 100 words max flash fiction or poetry using the following words – invisible, moat, slur. Deadline is 9pm UK time on Wednesday 27th July. MONSTER  By Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw Her pleas for mercy went unheeded… … Continue reading

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CHUCK WENDIG’S FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE – AN UNCHARTED APOCALYPSE: LIFTING OF THE VEIL

Chuck Wendig, over at http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2011/07/15/flash-fiction-challenge-an-uncharted-apocalypse/ has another flash challenge up and running.  Prompt:  Flash fiction set in a very unconventional, never-before-seen apocalypse… a “Create Your Own End Times” story.  Get as creative as you want. I want the world to … Continue reading

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DAN O’SHEA’S “THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME” ESTATE PLANNING FLASH FICTION CHALLENGE: THE OLD BASTARD IS FINALLY DEAD

Dan O’Shea, over at http://danielboshea.wordpress.com/ is giving away money again… to a very worthwhile charity, that is.  For every entry – deadline is July 23, 2011 – in his “The Happy Birthday to Me Estate Planning Flash Fiction Challenge, over at GOING … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY – F3 – CYCLE 40 – A TOKEN OF MY ESTEEM: MARKING TIME

Prompt:  Photo inspiration – old man on subway… alone and lost. Genre:  Open Word Count: 1000 words Deadline: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 8:30 pm EST MARKING TIME By Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw (Author’s note – I met Robert several years ago… during my … Continue reading

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LILYCHILDSFEARDOM.BLOGSPOT.COM – LILY’S FRIDAY PREDICTION FOR JULY 15, 2011

New flash fiction over at http://lilychildsfeardom.blogspot.com/2011/07/lilys-friday-prediction_15.html Rules – 100 words max flash fiction or poetry using the following words – gloss, roam, spire. Deadline is 9pm UK time on Wednesday 20th July.  ZOMBIE SUNDAY By Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw  Walking alongside the roadway, to Sunday … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FRIDAY – F3 – CYCLE 39 – YOU’VE GOT TO KNOW WHEN TO HOLD ‘EM: THE LEFT HAND

Prompt: Title Prompt – Write a story involving playing cards and using these words: Ante, Drag, Bluff, Busted, Blind Genre: Open Word Count: Up to 1300 words Deadline: Thursday, July 14, 2011 4:30 pm EST THE LEFT HAND By Veronica Marie Lewis-Shaw “I’ll meet … Continue reading

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