It’s the last week of the year, and so the last week of the challenge! As it’s the last week it seems fitting to have a proper challenge (even if it is being posted late). So, this week the theme is ‘endings’.
Monday 26th December – description challenge
Describe a character who is at the end of their story. Maybe it’s a great hero who’s finished their adventure, or finally got the girl, or a villain who’s been defeated. It could be anyone. Just think about what their story might be and how it might have changed them from the beginning.
Tuesday 27th December – dialogue challenge
Write a conversation between two or more characters who are saying goodbye.
Wednesday 28th December – scene challenge
Write the final scene of a story. Tricky one, but probably easier if you write the ending to one of the novel ideas you’ve generated over the year.
Thursday 29th December – Dream challenge
Write something based on a dream. Hopefully you’ve got one weird or inspiring dream left in you!
Friday 30th December – Stream of consciousness
Do some free writing around the theme of finishing something.
Saturday 31st December – Flash Fiction
Write a piece of flash fiction entitled ‘the end’. It can be about anything.
Sunday 1st January – pot luck
You don’t have to do the 1st of January, but my diary has a page for that day so I think I should fill it. And so we will go full circle and the challenge will be the same as last 1st of January. Write a piece of flash fiction called ‘New year’s resolution’.
And that’s it! The last diary challenge. Next week I’ll report on how I got on, and look forward to what next year has in store!