The Intentional Ducati

The Rules: Challenge # 3

Write a 1000 word piece of flash fiction using at least four elements from the list below.
i. A reference to Moby Dick.

ii. A paragraph made entirely of nouns.

iii. In consecutive order, sentences of 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 word(s). For example: "This will not be easy. Not easy at all. Difficult, in fact. Damned hard. Aaargh!"

iv. A 'Support Our Troops' magnetic ribbon, or a variation thereof.

v. A piece of taxidermy.

vi. A character who crosses a literal bridge.

vii. The same word used as both a noun and a verb in one sentence. For example: "She tore at the dress with her hands, almost ripping it away from the fence, but the rip hit a seam and wouldn't rip anymore."

Back to Table of Contents >

stairway to nowhere

photo courtesy of Raphael Goetter
Home/Latest Event Contents  |  Editors  |  A Word of Explanation  |  Schedule of Classes  |  Archives  |  Contact