Fiction Fodder Fridays – Fri 5 Mar

Hello. Here are your prompts for this week.  As well as these sheets every Friday, the lovely author assistant/editor/lady Friday(!) Caroline Vincent will be posting my Word Count Wednesdays posts 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 random sheet posts 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. Swimmers back on beach where body was found
  2. Apocalypse Slough
  3. Love in a cold climate
  4. Sri Lanka: Assassinations Investigated
  5. Skar’s Trek into Darkness
  6. Twins born a year apart
  7. Image of a man behind a machine with the text, ‘Best Buy’
  8. Shakespeare’s birthday weekend will include parades and firework displays
  9. Portugal: Inquisition victims dug up
  10. Quote of the day: ‘Under all speech that is good there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as eternity; speech is shallow as time.’ Thomas Carlyle
  11. No doubt the people in the dock have been deliberately going as slowly as they can
  12. Poor reward for heroism
  13. The Past is Another Country

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