• A Less Stressful Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction Wednesday, May 4

    A Less Stressful Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction Wednesday, May 40

    • May 2, 2016

    Writing fiction is hard work, but it’s helpful to build a habit. Marjorie Liu recently shared how during a crossroads time in her life, she woke up at 6 AM each day, wrote 3000 words, and at the end of a month she’d written her first novel. Flash Fiction Wednesday is a monthly writing challenge

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  • A Less Stressful Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction Wednesday, April 6

    A Less Stressful Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction Wednesday, April 62

    • March 31, 2016

    Many of us have tried to make a habit of writing fiction, with various degrees of success. Writing challenges can feel overwhelming, especially more time-intensive challenges like NaNoWriMo. On April 6 and recurring the first Wednesday of every month, you’re invited to participate in Flash Fiction Wednesday, a writing challenge aimed to require as little

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  • Flash Fiction Challenge #1: Write With Blood

    Flash Fiction Challenge #1: Write With Blood15

    • January 17, 2015

    Flash fiction: 500 to 1000 words of pure brilliance. That’s what you’re going to give me, right? A miniature story posted in these very comments. For this first challenge you’re going to “write with blood.” That’s a quote from Nietzsche’s Thus Spake Zarathustra. I love the idea of it — write with passion and purpose

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