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  • In Honor Of HSAR....

    Write a cryptic ficly.......................................

  • Admit your deepest regret

    Write a short letter to the person you want to apologize to the most. Tell them everything you need to get off your chest. You can be completely anonymous, you don't have to mention any names. (Don't worry, I'm not going to tell them...) You know you need to release it, just let it o...

  • Oh God WHY

    I'm afraid of going insane, odd unexplained noises, places filled with WAAAY too many people, Biological warfare, and a ton of other stuff. But I'm _not_ here to tell you what I'm afraid of. I'm here to find out what _you_ are afraid of. Write a poem, a story, whatever. Yo...

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted about 7 years ago.

    HAPPY OCTOBER EVERYBODY! As we all know from our days as trick-or-treaters or as little hooligans looking for some fun, October is the month for SCARES! Unless you're like me. The BIGGEST wimp to ever grace this Earth. BUT ANYWAYS! This year, I plan on getting... Le...

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Piece Them Together VIII

    (I might just blow up if I don't get more than three participants in this challenge) Sooooooo, for this challenge I am doing something slightly different as an experiment of sorts. The basic requirements for a ficly will be that the following items *must* be used in your ficly e...

  • Surprise Endings

    There are few things better in my opinion in fiction than a surprise ending. Not one that comes completely out of left field, but one that gives a new perspective to all that preceded it. It is especially difficult to pull off this task in the confine of the character limit allowed he...

  • Come On Guys!

    This is very simple - I'm not happy with the slow traffic around here so let's get going! I want ONE little ficly that stands alone. Any genre, any anything. Mature or not. Poem or prose - whatever YOU want to do. If you were just about to post a ficly, post it HERE. I want one fic...

  • What if they suddenly came to life?

    ALLLLLLLRRRIIIGGHHHTTYYYYYY! So, I'm sure at SOME point or another, we've all wanted a character to be real. Be it from a movie, a book, a story, a videogame, whatever. Don't lie. We've all been there! Personally, I think about this kinda stuff all the time. Sooooo what I w...

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Build A Superhero!

    It seems superheroes are everywhere these days. I'd like one thing to be known, I geeked out before it was cool to geek out. As outrageous as the concept of guys and ladies (not so much here) saving the world in spandex may be, the allure is there. All those powers, and the drama,...

    • Author: zxvasdf
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Beauty

    "Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it." ~Confucius I want you to show me something beautiful. I want to feel beauty. That is all the challenge is. There is so much beauty in the world, and my greatest fear is that I haven't the time to appreciate it all. Take a ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Contest (Contains 2) Cover/Backstory

    Okay, so we all love art right? Well, I'm hosting a challenge for you all! WOO~ If you saw my Yahoo! profile you saw that I'm on deviantart... Well, their I have a bunch of OC's in a book series called *DEATH'S CREED* ~So, here is the challenge! Xx You have a choice of either dra...

    • Author: Xero Jay
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Piece Them Together VII

    Bored, you understand? So to curb the boredom, I make this!! Required items in challenge entry: an acrylic slate, a bow-tie, a river of tears, the moon, and costumes. Surprise me with your writing!

  • The Last Message (From Robert Quick)

    Your character is almost certainly going to die. What is their final message? Be creative! Have fun! Write!

  • Uncommon Beauty (From Robert Quick)

    Beauty comes in many forms. Beauty exists in the eye of the beholder. But what constitutes uncommon beauty? Instead of just answering the question, tell me a story. Begin!

  • Universal Themes: Food Brings Us Together (From Robert Quick)

    Universal Themes: Food Brings Us Together (or does it?). Write a story where food brings two or more people together- or drives them apart. Have fun! :D

  • Piece Them Together VI

    To self-celebrate my own return...... I make you all one of these. :P The requirements for this challenge..... Include the following in a ficly: Pickles, a curious billboard, a deserted town, and pair of 3-D glasses. FIRE AWAY! :D

  • Excuses, Excuses

    We all know about excuses. Sometimes we're on the receiving end, and sometimes we're the ones giving the excuses. Sometimes we're even giving excuses for someone else! Sometimes the excuses are legitimate and sometimes not so much. They can get to be pretty outrageous. Maybe they go o...

  • Attention All of Ficlyland: Celebrate Your Milestones

    I was reminiscing recently, not about anything in particular, but about the act of reminiscing itself. It's kind of like why monuments are built. They're there to inhabit the world, there to be revisited as one would a fond or significant memory. They're simply, actually, _there_. To ...

  • Yes. Another one.

    Alright! Now, I know there have been quite a few challenges lately where you were given a song and had to write with that. Personally? I think the idea is _bloody brilliant_. I always write to music of some sort! But see, this challenge has one stark difference. I'm giving you thr...

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Historical Perspective

    People tend to idolize historical figures. They say "Lincoln wouldn't like this!" or "Washington is spinning in his grave!" But they were men of their times. So, I challenge you to write how they would react, realistically, to some political or social matters of today.

  • Make Us Laugh!

    The challenge is simple, in principle. *_Write something that makes us laugh._* It can be Narrative, or limerick, or whatever you choose to make it, but it MUST be funny. This is not as easy as it sounds. Good luck, and most importantly, have fun! you have ANOTHER mo...

  • Piece Them Together V

    Ummmm...... I got some ridiculous ideas..... And figured that nobody could possibly write about them together and make it sounds relatively sane... And thus, I came up with this challenge! Write a ficly with the following mandatory requirements that must be included somehow in the ...

  • Haikus!

    Write a haiku that doesn't seem to be written using the English language. This could be done with reference points of a different culture, by selective content, proverbs, cadences, or any other way you could think of :)

    • Author: helig
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • Piece Them Together IV

    Alrighty, here we go again! XD Write a ficly that includes the following: A smelly public bathroom, Paris France, a high-stakes game of hide and seek, and anchovies. LET YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD! :D

  • 20,000 Leagues of Terror, from Robert Quick

    Something goes terribly wrong aboard a submerged submarine. Is it sabotage, alien, or something else? BEGIN WRITING!

  • LASERS! (From Robert Quick)

    Lasers. Write a story that features a laser. Note: The story doesn’t have to revolve around the laser. LASERS! Ready, set, fire!

  • Suited For Success, from Robert Quick

    Suited for Success. Write a story based on that title alone. Be creative! Have fun!

  • Who are they really?

    Alright, so, I've been reading the Incarnations of Immortality series lately. Amazing series, let me tell you. I highly recommend those books. They're a tad hard to understand (For me, anyways. Perhaps it's my twelve-year-old mind?), but amazing nonetheless. So, I thought to myself, "...

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • The Empty Chamber, from Robert Quick

    Write about one (or write both in dofferent entries) of the following prompts. The revolver is empty. Why? OR The room is empty. Why?

  • The end...?

    We've all encountered open endings before. For most, they are horrible. For me? They are opportunities. What I want you to do is take something you've read or watched or whatever with an open ending, and finish or continue the story. I have faith in you, Ficliters! Now... GO!

    • Author: Riley
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
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