Flash Fiction Challenge: Ten Titles You Made Up…

From last week’s selection, I’ve got ten titles for you. Pick one and go. (Note that the parentheticals are who came up with the title.)

The rules are standard:

Length: ~1000 words

Due by: 5/6, noon EST

Post at your online space, drop a link in the comments, and boom.

Still Turnstiles at Station 6 (Lori Schechter)

The Girl Who Surfed Tsunamis (Christopher)

Murder and Wine and the Oblong Door (Migo)

The Blood Lottery (Marion)

A Pretentious Title For a Pretentious Story (thisdamkid)

The Blind Tattooist (Russell)

Jeremy Pocket and the See-Through Wall (Naomi)

Malwhere (cjaybee)

I’m In Love With A Zombie But He Doesn’t Even Know I’m Alive

They Sat Outside Eating Cake (Tom Byrne)

162 responses to “Flash Fiction Challenge: Ten Titles You Made Up…”

  1. Finally did it! I went with Still Turnstiles at Station 6 with a suspense-thriller spin, shout-out to Lori Schechter for the great title. http://inkdew.blogspot.com/2016/05/My-attempt-at-flash-fiction-and-what-I-learned-from-it.html

    I saw a couple other entries for this tittle which I’ll finally get to read (didn’t want to do it before I finished mine lets I become discouraged with other’s great works) Already saw one for sci fi and another I think is urban fantasy which is awesome, two of my favorite genres so… hype. Thanks for the great idea Chuck, I’m new to the blog and found that this post really motivated me to write something.

  2. […] It is well passed quitting time, and I’m barrelling close to 2000 words. This is my entry for Chuck Wendig’s Ten Titles Challenge. I was close to halfway finished with this entry before I noticed Chuck Wendig posted a fresh […]

    • I should have mentioned, it was thisdamkid’s “A Pretentious Title for a Pretentious Story” – credit where credit is due 🙂

  3. Hey Mike, thanks for your comments. I guess I chose “went dark” because it had a more final ring to it. “Goes” just seems to be more hopeful and temporary. So maybe if I rework it to “— something indeed grabs (or grabbed) me. Then everything went dark.”

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