# SixWordStoryChallenge is a prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9am GMT, either on this site or that of fellow blogger https://kirstwrites.wordpress.com/2018/07/12/haunted-coast-35/. Winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd are selected by 24 hours of voting following Thursday / Friday and announced on Friday.
See what you can come up with, and enter your six word story in the comments below.
Following on from Kirsty’s post last week talking about Expectation for England’s football team, this week in England there has been a lot of talk of Football’s coming home. Of course the team are coming home after the weekend in either third or four place not first or second.
As well as entering your story, I would like to know where you are based as my prompt is …..
So evidently England is home for me. Specifically I live in Sheffield. But I also consider my parents near Scunthorpe where I’m heading today, HOME.
So how does it work?
1. Leave your story in the comments until Thursday 9.30pm GMT
2. Like, comment & engage with other authors
3. On Thursday, I publish a poll – and this is the important bit – don’t forget to come back and vote for your favourite!
4. Bask in glory if you’re a winner.
Never tried microfiction before?
Never fear, help is at hand. You can get a few more hints and tips about writing six word stories here.
Can I share my story?
Of course – in fact, please do! The more people who take part in this weekly challenge, the merrier. Tell your story and inspire others to have a go. Write a blog post, send me a pingback, share your six word story on social media or reblog this post to encourage your own followers to take part. There are various different hashtags floating round t’internet, so you can use any of these to reach a wider audience – #SixWordStoryChallenge #6words #sixwordstory #microfiction #flashfiction #fiction #amwriting. The most common one we’re using at the moment is #SixWordStoryChallenge, so linking up to that hashtag should help you connect with other participants.
How is the winner chosen?
I close entry to the Six Word Story Challenge on Thursday and open a poll 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.
Good luck! Remember to share your entry on social media using the sharing buttons below! Let’s tell everyone about our challenge, the more the merrier! and don’t forget – use the hashtag#SixWordStoryChallenge.