Last week’s challenge: “Spin The Wheel.” (So many entries!)
The past challenge was rather successful, so — I think we’re going to do it again.
I love these “games of aspects.” Eeeee!
Ahem. Anyway. So! Another set of random parameters for you to choose from, whether by rolling a d10 or using a random number generator like this one right here.
As usual, you’ve got 1000 words. Post it at your online space. Link back here.
You have one week. Due by Friday the 18th, noon EST.
Randomly choose one (or if you don’t want random and hate fun, pick one) from each:
- Weird West
- Comic Fantasy
- Bad Girls In Prison
- Zombie Apocalypse
- Alien Abduction
- Teenage Noir
- Locked Room Mystery
- Betrayal by a loved one!
- Need to hide a body!
- Someone’s been poisoned!
- The character is being hunted!
- Enemy at the gates!
- Heist gone wrong!
- Man versus nature!
- Man versus technology!
- Family torn apart!
- Demonic possession
- A forbidden book
- A mysterious stranger
- A bottle of rare whiskey
- A vengeful god
- Someone gone or going mad
- A suitcase full of money
- Carnival folk
- A secret message
- A hidden tunnel
102 responses to “Flash Fiction Challenge: The Wheel, Part Two”
Okay, here it is. 999 words, sub-genre comic fantasy, conflict is someone has been poisoned, and must-have is someone going mad. Introducing Halitor the Hero.
Funny and fun!
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So much fun! I missed out last time because my toddler was sick so I couldn’t write.
I rolled 7, 8, 1 so behold: Emily’s Typewriter, a Lovecraftian man vs machine tale featuring demonic possession(I know, it’s almost too easy, right?!).
I fudged up though and I’ve gone over the word limit(1,200) so I’m not eligible to win, but I’d still love it if anyone wants to drop by and give me any feedback.
Well, I got 8-6-4; a Teen Noir heist for rare whiskey gone wrong.
Folks, I present “Tessa Collier In the Drink”
Ok, here we go…
Rolled the following: Subgenre: 3. Wuxia / Conflict: 2. Need to hide a body! / Must feature: 7. A suitcase of money.
New to all this writing stuff, especially Flash type, and went a few over on the word count, please don’t scold me!
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I got zombie apocalypse, family torn apart, and forbidden book.
For what it’s worth:
I rolled Teenage Noir, Enemy at the Gates!, Carnival Folk.
(too bad I’m not sure what teenage noir actually is, lol.)
you can read my entry by clicking my name
Its a comic fantasy story about revenge featuring a mysterious stranger.
Mine can be found here:
Subgenre: Locked room mystery, Conflict: Man vs Nature, Must Feature: Someone gone or going mad
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This was a lot of fun. Feels good to be writing again.
I rolled: Teenage Noir; A family torn apart; Carnival folk
Lovecraftian, Heist Gone Wrong, Forbidden Book. This Particular Body of Work:
A vignette with two Miskatonic U professors I created for another story.
Alien Abduction, Someone’s Been Poisoned, Mysterious Stranger
Weird West, man vs nature, vengeful god:
Try #4 to post this in time.
Weird West, man vs nature, vengeful god
Weird West, Family Torn Apart, Demonic Possession
Tenacity is True Grit (Steampunk, Enemy@theGate, secret tunnel
Is it too late? Mine’s called Revenge (Comic Fantasy, Revenge, Someone going/gone Mad). It’s here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/320934261350504/
Well, I’m about 15 minutes or so past the “deadline” but dang it this is the first one I’ve done in awhile and I’m putting it up! http://www.jeffxilon.com/flash-fiction-challenge-more-random-elements/
OK so I’m new to the technology of creating a doc, but I think I finally got it right, and the first effort was at the right time, sigh, here it is, finally, https://www.facebook.com/groups/320934261350504/doc/321644034612860/
MacGregor ’92 (Lovecraftian, Revenge, Bottle of Rare Whiskey): http://librariansareawesome.wordpress.com/2013/01/18/flash-fiction-challenge-the-wheel-part-two/ (apologies for posting so late – I was in meetings all freaking day!)
Weird Western, A heist, Rare bottle of Whiskey
Two women, a little devious…
Teenage noir, hide a body! and a hidden tunnel. Enjoy!
Better late than never…
‘The Maker of Angels’
(Steampunk, man versus technology, a vengeful god – or perhaps demonic possession?)
So, Chuck. I’m astounded at how many really good stories these folks have written. But do you ever come back? Is there a “winner” each week, or is this just for practice? We’re deep into the next week, and no comment from you on this set….
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