Creative Prompts

Daily Creativity #6 | Flash Contest: Write a Story in Dialogue

Write a story told completely through dialogue. How do you communicate the differences between characters? How can you make sure that the reader knows what is going on? Can you make action part of natural-sounding speech? This Daily Creativity prompt is also our first Weekly Flash Contest! We’d love to read your responses to this […]

Daily Creativity #5: Flash Fiction of Social Activity

It’s Friday–time for some flash fiction! Think of an activity you like to take part in with other people–like football or singing or playing a board game–and write a narrative of fewer than 250 words in which that thing is at the center of the action.

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