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Walk The Plank is all about writing Flash Fiction - in other words, short snippets that make the biggest impact. And the goal: Write a flash fiction story in 200 words or fewer, excluding the title, around the monthly theme.

WALK THE PLANK CHALLENGE RULES:

  1. WTP Challenge #1: Each month, a new flash fiction prompt will be given around that month's theme. +1 point if your flash fiction revolves around the theme.
  2. WTP Challenge #2: Write a short flash fiction story in 200 words or fewer, excluding the title. It can be in any format, including a poem. +2 points if you hit this challenge.
  3. WTP Challenge #3: Your story must begin with a specified set of prompt words for that month's challenge. Note: These specified words will be included in the word count. +3 points for hitting this challenge.
  4. WTP Challenge #4: Your story must use the same beginning words from challenge #3, but also include a specified set of words to end your story. Note: These specified words will also be included in the word count. +4 points for completing this challenge.
  5. WTP Challenge #5: For those who want an even greater challenge, make your story 200 words EXACTLY! +5 points for hitting this challenge. 
  6. Post your Flash Fiction submission on your blog and share a link to your submission in the comments.

POINT BREAKDOWN: 

  • Score 1 - 5 points = 1 entry in this month's giveaway
  • Score 6 - 10 points = 2 entries in this month's giveaway
  • Score 11 - 15 points = 3 entries in this month's giveaway

SPREAD THE WORD

When you share your Flash Fiction on Twitter, use the hashtag #YABWalkThePlank and mention @yabuccaneers to interact with our online community!

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