Challenge open Saturday 30June 2018 – Thursday 5th July 2018.
Welcome to the Six Word Story Challenge.
For those who have never dropped by before a new prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9am GMT either here or on KirstyWrites.
And…. drumroll…. This week’s prompt is:
About the prompt
I’m thinking of Foundling as in baby abandoned shortly after birth but, you can interpret differently if you like.
I think, it is a rich topic for stories. I have been and will share more reblogs of post related to the subject foundlings. However, the problem is condensing such a complicated situation into 6 words, as I found. So good luck with this tricky one!
Pride and pain. Daughter another’s joy.
How does it work?
1. Leave your story in the comments until Thursday 9pm (GMT)
2. Like, comment & engage with other authors
3. Come back on Thursday to vote for your favourite
4. Bask in glory if you’re a winner.
Never tried microfiction before?
Never fear, help is at hand. Click through to this post, on challenge founder Nicola Auckland’s blog on writing the best six word stories for inspiration.
Can I share my story?
Of course you can! Tell your story and inspire others to have a go.
Write a blog post, send me a pingback and share on social media.
Use any of these hashtags #SixWordStoryChallenge #6words #sixwordstory #microfiction #flashfiction #fiction #amwriting
How is the winner chosen?
I close entry to the Six Word Story Challenge on Thursday at 9pm. I open a poll at 10pm which remains open for 24hrs. Anybody and everybody is invited to vote in this poll, the winner is the story with the most votes at 9pm on Friday. Simples!
Click through to this page to read the full rules of the challenge.