The prompts are now up for week 28 over at Featured Fiction

If you'd like to take part in the Featured Fiction Writing contest this week, the prompts are now up. Visit the page by clicking here.Here are the prompts:Sentence starterA white hot shaft of fear pierced through her, and still she stood, defiant and strong in the face of danger.suggested genreScience Fictionfeatured wordsMagic; Smoke; Handlesuggested themeThe … Continue reading The prompts are now up for week 28 over at Featured Fiction

Hidden – Speakeasy entry #160

‘Tell me if you’re game’ – such a simple request, and yet powerful when written as a taunt by your best friend. Johnson is, quite frankly, the thorn in my side. He lives to challenge me, and sometimes I wonder why I go along with it. If he wasn’t my only friend, maybe I’d say … Continue reading Hidden – Speakeasy entry #160

Nothing about it was human – Friday's Fantasy Fables

The Fantasy Fables sentence starter for this week is in the post title. If this has captured your attention and wet your literary appetite, then why not take part in the challenge. Further details can be found here. We're thinking about changing the contest slightly, based on feedback, and will update you as soon as we've made any necessary … Continue reading Nothing about it was human – Friday's Fantasy Fables

He had never been more scared of anything in his life

It's that time of the week again, so if you're ready for another Thrilling Tales Challenge, click here and get started. We hope you have fun with the prompts this week. You can use one or both of them, as long as you add plenty of thrills! If you have any suggestions, please let us know … Continue reading He had never been more scared of anything in his life

It always began in the exact same way.

Welcome to week two of the fantasy fable writing prompts. Here they are: Prompted Theme The world is over-run by a new breed of creature, the likes of which we’ve never seen. Only one thing can stop these things. The only problem is, not everyone has the power to use it. Optional Sentence Starter ‘It … Continue reading It always began in the exact same way.

It all came down to this – Introducing Thursday's Thrilling Tales

It's time for the first of our prompted Thursday series. Who doesn't love a good thriller. Add a touch of mystery and suspense and you can keep readers on the edge of their seats. We're here, ready and waiting to be taken along for the ride. All you have to do is follow this link: Thursday's Thrilling Tales … Continue reading It all came down to this – Introducing Thursday's Thrilling Tales

Introducing the all new Friday's Fantasy Fables

The site has been up and running for a few months now, and we are keen to develop - to breathe life into new projects and create a space for our fellow bloggers to feel at home. As well as the co-authored project, we are keen to encourage contributions from other writers and to find … Continue reading Introducing the all new Friday's Fantasy Fables