Fiction Fodder Fridays – Fri 2nd Oct

Hello. Here are your prompts for this week.  As well as these sheets every Friday, the lovely author assistant/editor/lady Friday(!) Caroline Vincent (who pretties these sheets before they go live) will be posting Word Count Wednesdays so you can let us know how your writing’s been going over the previous week. I aim for 300 words a day which is an astounding 109,500 words a year and so, starting today, you could have that (or more) by this time next year!

These posts will still include the text versions together with explanations of any individual pictures so that anyone unable to see the picture and prompts will be able to read the text, or have to text read to them. It also means you can copy and paste the text should you wish to use it for your own writing.

Make of them what you will and let me know how you get on in the comments section below (or on FacebookTwitter). NB. just give us a summary unless you want to share the whole piece but if you post the actual writing, it’s deemed as published and you’ll be limiting where you can send it. So here goes…

  1. photograph of wide desolate landscape: Smaitholm Tower near Kelso, From Coldstream to Melrose
  2. What a cute salute from a little recruit!
  3. Aaron Fagan Cooper, 21, of Colwyn Road, driving without insurance fined £600.
  4. Style
  5. cartoon of a doctor telling Humpty Dumpty (egg), “If I were you, I would stop living life on the edge.”
  6. July 23, Arletty, biography of the actress
  7. Taurus – take a moment to celebrate a special achievement
  8. People – handbag returned, 64 years after prom
  9. Boys banned from netball tournament
  10. Air CDRE Mahmood Khalid
  11. health and beauty edit
  12. United States – got the hump? police nab runaway camels
  13. gorgeous Namibia

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