… and so the gods have answered your prayers. Some feedback indicated that writers needed more time than a week to roll out their 100-word limit flash pieces for this contest. Issokay, we yaff hear. Note however that at the final stage where we will have only 3 finalists tasked to produce stories, the deadline […]
The submissions have been rolling in, and we are so excited by how interesting this contest is turning out to be. I can’t say same for the judges though 🙂 Anyway, just for fun – and maybe, as inspiration for anyone who is having difficulty coming up with a 100-word story – Chisom did this. […]
#1Pic100Words is a picture-prompt flash fiction writing competition sponsored by Words Are Work and Larva Digiart “They say, 1 picture is worth 1000 words … We say, make it 100.” The relevance of word economy in today’s writing, especially of fiction, cannot be overemphasized – enter flash fiction. In the same way, the relevance of pictures […]
#1Pic100Words A picture-prompt flash writing contest is coming your way soon. Brought to you by Words Are Work and Larva DigiArt Full details out on here by weekend … can’t wait 😉 Stay tuned!!! Words Are Work … and fun too!
Word length: 300 – 400 We were rolling along Ahmadu Bello. I sat in the middle, between the driver and the other passenger. So I had a good view. Up ahead, two men were filling a car with petrol – a hustling black marketer and his better dressed car-owner client. The 20-litre gallon sat on […]
(Word length: 500-600 words) What I was calling to ask you was if you remember the civil engineer who lived behind your father’s compound, the one we ran away to go see every weekend? He had grey eyes and a deep voice. He taught us how to whistle without spewing spittle the summer we both […]
(Word length: 200-300 words) Every evening, her face clouded with despair as she sat in a battered rocking chair. The hot noon sun blazed on her; she should have trembled but she did not. She was waiting for him to return, her husband. To nuzzle, cuddle and peck her like the good old days. But […]
This picture was captured from a clip I watched on Facebook a few weeks ago. It was such a profound experience watching this woman work magic with that guitar, and it inspired a story out of me. My very first Flash piece … ONE SONG “Nceda, Theresa … just one song.” She hid behind her […]