Random Ramblings, Writing Prompts

Flash Fiction Entry #4: Long Drive Home

The fourth chance to qualify to compete in the October TUFFest Ride event during the 2018 Flash Fiction Rodeo at Carrot Ranch ended yesterday at midnight. If you missed this free-write, you have one more chance to enter. You can enter more than once. Last qualifying free-writes will reveal secret prompt: September 25, 2018 (12:00 am –… Continue reading Flash Fiction Entry #4: Long Drive Home

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Random Ramblings, Writing Prompts

September 19 Free-Write

 

Another fun prompt! This one should lead to some great stories!!!
Thank you, Charli, at the Carrot Ranch!
xo Juli

*Contest ends by the close of day September 19, 2018, at 11:59 (EST).

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

The clock started ticking at 12:00 a.m. (EST). That’s midnight in New York City when September 19, 2018, begins. The contest ends by the close of day September 19, 2018, at 11:59 (EST).

This is a free-write flash fiction contest to qualify five writers to compete in the October TUFFest Ride event during the 2018 Flash Fiction Rodeo at Carrot Ranch. A free-write requires you to draft quickly.

You can revise, edit or polish. But you only have 24 hours which is not enough time to let a first draft set. We know that. We are looking at your free-write skills, your bravery to write freely according to a prompt.

Judges will examine how creative a writer can be within both time and word constraint. Charli Mills, Cynthia Drake and Laura Smyth all of Hancock, Michigan will judge all TUFF contests. Your free-write must follow all five rules to…

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