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  • The Secret Life Of A Musician

    Welcome to..... THE SECRET LIFE OF A MUSICIAN challenge :) My challenge to all you ficlyeers is to write a story about any musician you like *but* you have to write a story behind the scenes of their life that the world never got to hear about. Can be made up or real. Current or...

  • Book of Ficly

    Has anybody ever wondered what is inside that red book with an "F" on it? If you don't know what I'm talking about, which isn't rare, it is on some Ficly pages. It looks like a logo or something. This challenge is about using your imagination and creating some epic tale of the writ...

    • Author: Kihd
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Mystery Photo Challenge 1 (?)

    You wake up on this couch: The Mystery: It was in your living-room when you fell asleep on it.

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Happy Halloween!

    Guys, it's Halloween! Scare me! You have just 2 days! Go go go!

  • Taking out the trash

    So, I was dragging the trash cans to the curb last night, and I started thinking about "taking out the trash" as a euphemism in film noir detective stories and the like. It's kind of a cliché at this point. To satisfy this challenge, write a story that invents a new implied meanin...

  • Murder Ballads

    Murder Ballads - a wonderfully bleak and melancholy reflection on love, hate and murder - an old invention, recently repopularised by the likes of Nick Cave. What is a murder ballad? Well see here for starters: So write me a murder bal...

    • Author: Match
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • I Will Not Bow

    Write a story were someone says "I will not bow". It could be about something real, or just made up. You can have more than one entry. I only have one rule and that's have fun. Good luck to all :D

  • Take it Out of RP!

    It’s all very well reading our stories on here in our own accent, in fact it’s rather comfortable. But our jobs as writers is to take the reader out of the comfy bit of their brain. So this challenge is for you to write a story in an unfamilar/obscure accent. Pretty simple, huh? T...


    You are a news reporter/ journalist/ blog specialist/SNL skit. What is baby new year doing? Is he a she or she a he? Make it fun or twisted, simple two line responses or complete sagas of what the NEW YEAR BABY is doing! You can even do a diary entry on the baby being a reincarnatio...

  • Try This, You Might Find It Fun

    An ugly cousin thrown in a sandbox, sad and crying, that can't play today with A, I, O, U, Form a story using only A, I, O, U, and consonants, without you know who. Try: Control F to hunt him down.

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • colours (or colors if you subscribe to the american spelling)

    I feel particularly challenging tonight so here is a new challenge for all you challenge freaks. Choose a base colour (red, green, blue, yellow, white or black - yes I know black technically isn't a colour) and write a ficlyt that contains just that one colour in different shades. ...

  • The Beholder's Eye

    We all have a different view of beauty. Whether your turn on is trippled nippled dwarfs or Ficly writers, your idea of beauty is something different. My challenge is for you to write a piece which makes the reader understand beauty in a new way. Whether that is making poop look attra...

    • Author: DirtMap
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Ameila Earhart

    So i was watching Night at the Museum 2 the other night and decided that Amelia Earhart is by far my favorite character. The first woman pilot! She did what no woman had done before. Forget the rules of society she did what she wanted. And then she disappeared... In 1937, as she attem...

    • Author: Violet
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Murderous Intentions

    We've all, at one point or another, written a story where a character has been murdered. Your challenge is to write a murder story-from the murderer's perspective. Maybe they're a bad person-but what is a bad person? Does the character think of themselves as a bad person? What brou...

  • Let's Pretend...

    So, in previous challenges I've had they have all beens something that could happen everyday. Now that's all fine and good, but let's get really interesting here. My challenge for whomever it concerns is to write about something completely unreal! Something you would dream about or ...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • (Pseudo) Photo Challenge


    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Do more!

    Just do more of everything! eg. Go to more social events, go to more movies, read more, draw more, write more...

    • Author: Mishy
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • In Rememberance of Jesi

    As many of you are aware, a fellow ficleteer has fallen. Our beloved "Not You," real name Jesi, wife of Mighty Joe Young, passed away this morning (September 9, 2009, around 1:00 AM). This challenge isn't a competitive one. There will be no winners, no losers. It is a memorial. ...

  • Phrase me!

    Several of my writings have been born out of a single phrase that refused to leave my mind. For this challenge, start with this phrase: “Trust me, Kid. You have no idea who I am.” Take that and run with it. Develop your own story around it. Here's the original story that was spa...

  • Cooler Than Me Challenge

    No ficliteers. This is not a challenge based off of the song with the theme as the objective. Totally different ball game here; what you saw was a pun. Now let's get down to business. In this challenge. Present yourself in a way, without lying to make you cooler than us. This means...

  • Eye of the beholder Write an interesting tale on this pic above! Can't be that hard! Any style, lets see what your made of.

  • Dreams: a process of translation

    Though the magnificent mush of brains we have in our noggins blend together things that sometime have plot and definition, dreams are just a process of cleaning out our memories and storing the important stuff to convert to long term memory. But some dreams are just too incredible to ...

  • Choose Your Own Ficly

    Have you ever read those books where you read a page, and then chose between page 33 and 90 to see what happens next? Well, the aim here is to make a story by making more than one sequel to the below stories. Make the title so it has to do with the choice, but not the outcome. This ...

  • GROSS!!

    We all have our secret gross habits, things that would make us drop dead of embarrassment if anyone saw us doing them. Nose picking, zit popping... you get the idea. But we're nice people, disgusting though we are! In the spirit of Jeff the compulsive masturbator (

    • Author: Aurelia
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Secrets

    I love a good secret. Tell me your deepest darkest secret, or just a secret for that matter. We all have them and since we're pretty much all strangers on this site I don't see why we shouldn't get them off our chests. Now I understand not wanting to tell me your life story so entries...

  • Love Is A Battlefield Challenge

    Wow. Aren't you lucky... You clicked on my first romance challenge.. {insert crowd shhhh noise} If your anything like me. Love is a battlefield. You do and say things to keep the other person from leaving you. I'm not saying your unreal with yourself or your partner. But you pla...

  • To The Death

    Inspired by the title, write something. Take it as you like.

  • Etaoin shrdlu + c

    The nonsense phrase "etaoin shrdlu" dates back to the time of mechanical typesetting, when the keys on the keyboard of typesetting machines were arranged in the approximate order of frequency of the letters used in the English language. (There's a picture of such a keyboard at http://...

  • Just A Little Inspiration

    So I have had this short little sentence floating around in my head all day, and I cannot, for the life of me, fit it into a story. So I challenge all you amazing writers out there to do what I cannot =) The sentence you must incorperate is this: *and so the words just keep flowing...

  • The End of The Pornoverse (Mature)

    The internet is infinitely filled with porn, right? It goes on forever? Well what if one day you stumbled upon the last page of porn, the porn to end all porn, the mother porn, the Omni-porn. What if the porn had an end? What would it be like and would it be porn at all? And what ...

    • Author: DirtMap
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
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