Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #1

FFFCFive days ago I wrote a post (here) in which I mentioned that I was thinking about starting a new photo-based prompt, “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.” I asked for your feedback on that idea in the comments on that post. Most of the comments were encouraging. And so I thought I’d give it a go and see what happens.

I will be posting a photo I grab off the internet and will challenge bloggers to write a relatively short flash fiction piece inspired by the photo. While there are no style or definitive word limits, I suggest trying to keep your stories to under 300 words.

Here’s my first weekly Flash Fiction Challenge. This image is from Watanska at this picture inspires you and you wish to participate, please write your post, use the tag #FFFC, and link back to this post.

And most important, have fun.

51 thoughts on “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #1

    • Fandango February 18, 2019 / 9:08 am

      Perfectly acceptable and quite appropriate for the image. Thanks for participating.


      • syncwithdeep February 18, 2019 / 10:47 am

        Thank you ❤️

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  1. Christine Bolton February 18, 2019 / 5:48 am

    Hi Fandngo,
    Good news about your photo prompts! Are you posting every Monday? When do you want submissions in by?

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    • Fandango February 18, 2019 / 8:32 am

      Yes, if enough people join in, I do plan to post every Monday. There’s no time limit, but you’ve given me an idea that every Sunday I will post a recap of everyone’s work, so let’s say Sunday.

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    • Fandango February 18, 2019 / 9:53 am

      Great response. Thanks. And 300 words is the suggested upper limit. There is no minimum.


  2. isaiah46ministries February 18, 2019 / 5:51 am

    Looking forward to participating. Thanks for taking on the work of a new prompt.

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    • Fandango February 18, 2019 / 1:32 pm

      It’s not a hard and fast limit, just a suggestion. And if I had to bet, I would have bet you’d write a longer post.

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      • newepicauthor February 18, 2019 / 1:47 pm

        If I had to shorten this story, it would not have come out as good.

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    • Fandango February 18, 2019 / 2:32 pm

      You did a beautiful job in your post.


      • blindzanygirl February 18, 2019 / 2:34 pm

        Thanks very much Fandango. I enjoyed it. Sounded to be a beautiful picture. The highlight of my day

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    • Fandango February 21, 2019 / 2:43 pm

      Thanks for participating.


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