Event-Flash Fiction Foray

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I would love you to take part in my event, the Flash Fiction Foray. Flash fiction is a ridiculously short piece of creative writing, the length of which can vary wildly, here the word limit is set at 100 words.

I host the flash fiction challenge here at The Book Blogger. Entries are based upon a song chosen by me-you are not allowed to use anything other than the song, no background information, only the lyrics, the tune, and the title.

However, with that information, go wild! I will post the song for you to write upon every Tuesday evening, and you have from then until Monday to write a piece in response. Please help me find your piece so I can include it in my round up by tagging your post ‘Flash Fiction Foray‘, and putting a pingback (a link to the Tuesday page) in the post. Every Monday I will collate the titles of every participant with a link to their post and blog, so keep your eyes peeled!

The most important thing about the challenge is this-the rules are flexible! If you write more than 100 words, I’m perfectly happy to include it in the roundup post, if it’s based on an old challenge or somesuch I will still include it. If in doubt just leave a question in the comments or contact me. If you are unsure how to make pingbacks or are not sure if it worked, just comment with a link to your post.

Flash Fiction Foray past events

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41 thoughts on “Event-Flash Fiction Foray

  1. I’m afraid I still don’t understand, maybe because I don’t know what a pingback is. Where do I put my piece in cyberspace so that you will be able to access it? Pretend you’re explaining it to a two year old. Thanks.

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    1. You write an article of flash fiction based on the song ‘Fly me to the Moon’ on your blog. Above or below that flash fiction, just mention that it’s a part of the event ‘Flash Fiction Foray’, and put in a link to https://thebookblogger2014.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/first-flash-fiction-foray-event/ with the tag ‘Flash Fiction Foray’. Sorry for my murky clarity, hope I have explained it better this time. All the best, Matt

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  2. OK, we’re getting closer. The next problem is all mine. I have to overcome my reticence to send this piece of writing to all 500 + folks who have signed up for my blog, since it is so different in style and content from anything else I have blogged.

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  3. I am the rock
    Harden by….
    I am a Rock
    I still can be
    I am a rock
    Feelings are
    I am a rock
    My weight is
    As you are
    With me now
    I am that rock

    As always
    The Professional Cannon

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    1. It is, with the latest event at https://thebookblogger2014.wordpress.com/2015/07/14/schools-out-fff10/ . I forward to hopefully seeing your piece!
      Best, Matt
      P.S. I am going away on Sunday, so the post where I round up all the posts will not happen on the following next two Mondays I’m afraid, rather there will be a bumper round up when I return. I will however schedule the actual challenge for the two Tuesdays I am away if you want to take part.

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