NK Fiction Friday

Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Sliding Doors

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Today’s prompt is going to ask what if?

Put your character in a situation where they have to make a split decision. Do they or do they not get on a specific train or bus? Do they decide to go out or stay in? Do or don’t they post an important letter or send an urgent e-mail. The situation can be anything you like.

Write two pieces. The first is if they did something and the second is from the point of view of if they didn’t do something – for example, the consequences for getting on and not getting on a train. How do the situations differ?

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Alternative Realities

Novel Kicks Fiction FridayFiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

For today’s prompt, it is a chance to look at an alternative reality.

Pick an important event from history – maybe from an era you’re particularly interested in. Now question what reality would be like if that event didn’t happen the way it did.

What if Mary Queen of Scots became Queen instead of Elizabeth? What if someone else started and won World War I?

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Freaky Friday

Novel Kicks Fiction FridayFiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt has a mothers theme.

As it is Mother’s Day at the weekend, I thought I’d set today’s prompt around the relationship between child and mother.

Most of us know the film, Freaky Friday where the mother and daughter swap places with one another. Write your own version of Freaky Friday. You could make up the setting and scenario from scratch or you could use a memory of your own from when you were a child. You could also you a situation you’ve had with your child.

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Focus on Film

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt is about a character in a movie.

Think of your favourite movie. Now think about your favourite character in that movie.

Write a scene featuring this character but a scene that doesn’t feature in the current movie. Is it that the boy doesn’t get the girl? Could it be that the person you thought was the good guy is actually the bad guy?

You can write this in prose or you could have a go at writing it in a script format.

 

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: A World Without…

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt is about imagining a world without.

There are many things that we, as humans feel that we can’t be without. Make a list of the things in your own life that you feel fit this category.

Then pick one and use it as inspiration for a story. Your character has just woken up and found themselves without this object. It’s an object that becomes important to their survival. What happens?

 

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Fictional Best Friend

Novel Kicks Fiction FridayFriday 24th February 2017: Fictional Best Friend

Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt involves a fictional best friend. 

Out of all the fictional characters you like (or don’t like,) which one would you like to hang out with for the day?

What sort of things would you get up to? Where would you go?

Build a short story around these ideas. Begin with the sentence, ‘we left at 9am.’

 

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Start The Next Sentence With

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt: Use the last word of each sentence to begin the next one. 

For example, The cat came in from outside. Outside was cold. Cold was making it’s presence known.

Start off your piece off with the following sentence; ‘I looked at the clock. I couldn’t wait.’ 

 

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: You’re Animated

Novel Kicks Fiction FridayFriday 3rd February 2017: You’re Animated.

Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt: you are animated.

Make a list of all your favourite animations (or as many as you can remember.)

Pull all the aspects that interest you about each one together into one world and then plonk yourself as an animated character right in the middle of it.

Write about one of the adventures that finds you whilst there.

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Eight Sentences and Paragraphs.

Novel Kicks Fiction FridayFriday 27th January 2017: Eight Sentences and Paragraphs.

Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

I find the news as depressing as you’d expect, especially at the moment. That is why I try to see story ideas within it. I love looking through articles. You don’t know what is going to trigger a story.

Today, head to a news site or grab a newspaper. Pick eight different news stories and write down the eighth line from each.
Use each sentence in a story. Each one should be the start of a new paragraph. Try and figure out a way to connect all of these random sentences.

 

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Fiction Becomes Real Life.

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt is about fiction becoming real life. Make a list of your favourite fictional characters. Now put them all together in a story. Somehow, they all end up in your living room. Write a scene involving them all. What happens? Who gets on and who doesn’t?

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Friday 13th January 2017: A Dangerous Adventure.

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

There is a group of five. Three boys and two girls. They find a map that claims to lead them to a vast fortune. They begin to follow it blindly. It leads them deeper underground and far away from the small town they live in.

Things are not as they seem though. One by one, something begins to happen to each of them.

Write this story. How does it end?

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Resolutions

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt: The new year has rolled around but it is not the usual happy event people have got to know. After the war ended, a law was made that every new year, people should make a list of things they have done wrong throughout the year and for each one, a punishment is administered.

Write about one person who goes against the law and what the consequences are.

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Christmas Carol

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Fiction Friday is our weekly writing prompt. The aim is to write for a minimum of five minutes and then keep going for as long as you can. Once you’ve finished, don’t edit, just post in the comments box below.

Today’s prompt: As there are only two days to go, I couldn’t resist making the Fiction Friday Christmas themed.

We all know the story of The Christmas Carol. Scrooge, Jacob Marley, The ghost of past, present and future and the eventual redemption.

This week, update the Christmas Carol to make it modern.

Your character is not liked. He’s not a nice person. He/she shuns their family, friends and the Christmas season. Your character is greedy and uncharitable. They are visited by four ghosts. However, what if he is forced to become one of the ghosts for a while? What if he somehow gets the power to transport someone else?

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Someone Is Keeping A Secret

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Today’s prompt: Someone is keeping a secret.

It is time for the family to get together before Christmas arrives. It doesn’t usually take long for tensions to run high as Mum and Dad and five siblings come back under one roof.

Something someone wants to keep secret is quickly revealed but who’s secret is it?

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Novel Kicks Fiction Friday: Both Sides

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Today’s prompt: Both Sides.

Your story is going to be told from the perspective of a couple in a relationship. Write five hundred words minimum for each person. When writing from the man’s point of view, he was paid to go out with the woman in the relationship for a bet.

When writing from the woman’s perspective, she has just found out.

Tell it from both sides.

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