Late April 2011, I discovered http://StoryADay.org and the project that is to write 31 stories in 31 days. Anyone who knows me or follows this blog, knows how passionate I am about short stories so my clichéd eyes lit up at this new marvel. And just a few days later there I was, breathing life into new characters. This went on to become (after editing of course) my 31-story collection eBook Story A Day May 2011 (which is available from Smashwords, Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and other Amazon countries
I then went on to repeat the exercise in 2012 (which is available from Smashwords, Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and other Amazon countries) and in 2013 (which is available from Smashwords, Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, etc.). I’ll post the eBook links for the 2014 collection when they’re available.
Below is what’s happening this year and, for a change, I won’t be posting them on the blog each day but will post my favourite of the week as a Flash Fiction Friday story.
- Thursday 1st May: prompt: Homecoming (prompt from Neil Gaiman).
- Friday 2nd May: prompt: Two prompts.
- Saturday 3rd May: prompt: Keywords.
- Sunday 4th May: prompt: 2,000 words.
- Monday 5th May: prompt: Shame. You can read my story for this prompt here.
- Tuesday 6th May: prompt: Two prompts.
- Wednesday 7th May: prompt: Two prompts.
- Thursday 8th May: prompt: Character Counts.
- Friday 9th May: prompt: Setting the Scene.
- Saturday 10th May: prompt: Musical Cues.
- Sunday 11th May: prompt: Lights, Camera, Action!
- Monday 12th May: prompt: Give your Characters a Voice.
- Tuesday 13th May: prompt: Descriptive Writing.
- Wednesday 14th May: prompt: Your Voice is Unique.
- Thursday 15th May: prompt: Putting ‘I’ First.
- Friday 16th May: prompt: Second Person, Awkward.
- Saturday 17th May: prompt: Third Person, Limited Perspective.
- Sunday 18th May: prompt: Third Person, Ominscient.
- Monday 19th May: prompt: Multiple Perspectives.
- Tuesday 20th May: prompt: Epistolary Stories.
- Wednesday 21st May: prompt: Non-Linear Tales.
- Thursday 22nd May: prompt: Word List Silliness.
- Friday 23rd May: prompt: Will’s Words.
- Saturday 24th May: prompt: Title Recall.
- Sunday 25th May: prompt: Date with Destiny.
- Monday 26th May: prompt: It Ain’t Easy Being.
- Tuesday 27th May: prompt: Two Prompts.
- Wednesday 28th May: prompt: A Holiday Story.
- Thursday 29th May: prompt: Start a Riot.
- Friday 30th May: prompt: 215.
- Saturday 31st May: prompt: An Ending and a Beginning.
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