Tuesday, February 4, 2014

2014 April A to Z Challenge

I was first introduced to the April A to Z Challenge in 2012, my first year of fiction writing. I took my flash fiction stories and put them into a compilation now available on Amazon for $.99: From A to Z in 10 by 10
26 letters in the alphabet provide the start of 26 flash fiction stories. Each story was written based upon a word and a photo used for inspiration. That's the A to Z.

The 10 by 10 refers to the story length. Each story was written in no more than ten sentences but with a minimum of 100 words (10x10=100).

Some tell a sweet tale, some have unexpected twists, some leaving you wanting more and some, well that's up to you!
This year I will do something similar, still writing flash fiction but my word will be a Spanish word (a nod to my new homeland of Ecuador) starting with the letter of the day. Each word that I have chosen will have the English translation/word also start with the same letter.

Beyond that I'm still I restrict the length? Do I base it in Ecuador? Do I use a photo prompt like I did last time? Hmmm, time will tell - be sure to leave your suggestions before I start writing!

Oh, and I sincerely hope you will tell your friends about this and then come back to enjoy the results.

#atozchallenge / @AprilA2Z


  1. This is great! I still need to do a compilation of all the books that have been published as a result of A to Z.

    A Few Words

    1. It was fun to do and I hated missing it last year so excited about it. Not sure if I will put them into a book or not but I know in 2012 several others did besides me.

  2. I have signed up for the challenge this year. Looking forward to it and to reading your posts.
    All the best. Erica in Brisbane, Australia.

    1. Thank you, Erica, will put your blog on my follow list!

  3. Your flash fiction was amazing. Missed you terribly last year. Glad you're able to join again and looking forward to learning a little Spanish along the way!
    Hope Ecuador's treating you well. xx

    1. I missed doing it as well as following other A-Z blogs. Got to get started writing NOW or I'll never make it. LOL! Hugs!!!!


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