Category Archives: First Friday Fix

First Friday Fix – January 2022

The prompt for the Australian Writers’ Centre’s (AWC) First Friday Fix for January 2022 (which was their inaugural First Friday Fix) was writing a 50-word story on the theme of NEW BEGINNINGS. *** Day One Now is the time, Now is the day, Now or never, Now is right. Now is the New Year, Now is Day One, Now is

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First Friday Fix – August 2022

The prompt for the Australian Writers’ Centre’s (AWC) First Friday Fix for August 2022 was three creative writing exercises to write three scenes, focusing on showing not telling. *** Ruined Plans Everyone was talking about their plans for the evening at work all day. Some planned on getting cozy in beds and reading, some cozy on their couch and watching

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First Friday Fix – July 2022

The prompt for the Australian Writers’ Centre’s (AWC) First Friday Fix for July 2022 was to write a 50-word story using three of the five following ingredients: a lettuce leaf, a rubber duck, a pair of roller skates, a garden gnome, and/or a banana. My story can be found below. *** How to Make Rubber Duck Salad To make rubber

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First Friday Fix – April 2022

The prompt for the Australian Writers’ Centre’s (AWC) First Friday Fix for April 2022 was to write a 50-word story that takes place on an aeroplane and had to begin with dialogue. My story can be found below. *** Rough Landing “Are you a nervous flyer?” “Is it that obvious?” “Only because I used to be like that.” “You? You’re

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