Flash Fiction Challenges: The Subgenre Blender

A little background:

Each Friday, the estimable Chuck Wendig posts a new Flash Fiction Challenge over on his blog, Terrible Minds. Because I haven’t done a lot of writing since I finished The Truth About Melbourne, I’m going to use Mr. Wendig’s prompts to help push myself back into it.

This week’s challenge is to pick one subgenre from each of the two tables Wendig provides (preferably randomly, using either a die or a random number generator) and then mash those two genres up into a single story of two thousand words or so. And what I got was this:

Conspiracy Thriller. Alternate History.

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Flash Fiction Challenge: Must contain three things

Each Friday, the estimable Chuck Wendig posts a new Flash Fiction Challenge over on his blog, Terrible Minds. Because I haven’t done a lot of writing since I finished The Truth About Melbourne, I’m going to use Mr. Wendig’s prompts to help push myself back into it.

This week’s challenge is to randomly select one item from each of the three lists here. And what I got was this:

A talisman. Public drunkeness. A cave.

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Flash Fiction Challenge: Who the fuck is my #DND character?

A little background:

Each Friday, the estimable Chuck Wendig posts a new Flash Fiction Challenge over on his blog, Terrible Minds. Because I haven’t done a lot of writing since I finished The Truth About Melbourne, I’m going to use Mr. Wendig’s prompts to help push myself back into it.

This week’s challenge is to go to Who the fuck is my #DND character?, and use whatever insane randomness it drops on me as the basis of a thousand word piece. And what I got was this:

You think your character is cool? My character is a fucking
brave Half-elf Barbarian from an illusory forest who wants to one day own their own ship

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