Ideas to get you writing
Prompts and Competitions
Having a prompt is supremely helpful when you’re feeling blocked, stuck, tired, lethargic, depressed, apathetic, anxious, etc…
Entering a writing contest or challenge gives you something to aim for, a deadline, and a sense of achievement, even if you aren’t placed. The online Flash Fiction community is friendly, supportive and inclusive. Many contests are free, or low cost, and are more about the joy of writing rather than anything else.
If you’d like to give some micro, flash or short fiction a go, here are a few contests to get you started: