Brigit’s Flame Month-o-Minis, Week 1

I had a lot of fun with the first Month-o-Minis writing prompt. I wrote three stories, all inspired by the picture, but each very different from the other two:

I’m looking forward to what’s in store for week 2.


Inspiration for Story a Day: Writing Prompts and Challenges

Writing a story a day is fun most of the time, but occasionally it’s hard work (not hard as in working in a coal mine or sitting hunched over a sewing machine in a sweat shop, mind). I need to find a spark that turns into a story which can be told in 100 words.

Part of writing is to watch what’s going on around you. But there are days when people-watching and eavesdropping don’t do the trick.

I have a list of websites that often provide me with additional sparks. I’ve recently added a few new ones – I’m looking forward to finding out what kind of stories they’ll inspire. And you know what? Instead of rattling on about them, I’ll list them for other writers who are looking for a wide range of story sparks.

Writing Prompts:

Flash Fiction Challenges:

I hope you’ll find some, if not all, of these resources useful. Do you know of any other writing challenges and/or lists of writing prompts? Pop them in the comments!