Some people need coffee to get their day started. Partly it’s the caffeine, partly it’s the routine, partly it’s a stimulant that signals to your mind that the gears need to get in motion. If your own gears need a kickstart, and if you’re looking for some inspiration for today’s Flash Friday, here’s today’s source material, ready for #FlashFridayFic:
We have to be…because we’ve always been–right? Ever since we flippantly threw tea in the harbor, handed out infected blankets, chained up manpower and sold it, declared our freedom, declared most people’s freedom, declared freedom for the world…
It just sort of happened. Like winding up out West, we got wrapped up in ourselves, headed off on a journey of self-discovery that we masqueraded as manifest destiny, and found ourselves out at sea. Then in the jungles. And suddenly we were in the desert. It just sort of happened. Continue reading
Darlings, I adore your flashy fiction, your micro stories, your brief, flash-in-a-pan writing. If your fount of inspiration has dried up, or you’re experiencing a creative drought, allow me, my dear writers, to offer some source material for today’s #FlashFridayFic: Continue reading
I hope this rips your eardrums and tears up your speakers. Here’s an oldie but a goodie, and your source material if you’re browsing for motivation for #FlashFridayFic: Continue reading
Ready for a fast slap in the face? A bite on your brain that’s cold as an ice queen? Here’s source material for you to consider in this week’s Flash Fiction Writing Challenge: Continue reading
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Last week, I posted my first Flash Friday Writing Challenge, which explained that every week, I’ll share an image, a song, a piece of media or non-media, or really anything to stoke your fire. Incorporate my source material in a piece of flash fiction you write, use it as a way to get you thinking or blatantly rip it apart in your piece. Whatever it can do to help you, I’m excited to be a part of your flash fiction writing.
If you’d like to share what you write, use the hashtag #FlashFridayFic to join the general Friday flash fiction crowd, and please feel free to share it with me, too. My Twitter handle is @SusanRicker.
This week’s source material for Flash Friday Writing Challenge No. 2 is… Continue reading