Four Line Fiction (2315)

Welcome to Four Line Fiction, a pix-to-prose challenge. Each Tuesday, at 9:00am Eastern Time (Canada/United States) I will post an image I have captured myself, featured from another blog or plucked from one of the Interweb’s many royalty-free image sites. You as the writer are to use that image as a point of inspiration to craft a masterpiece of fiction in four lines.

This week’s image is a dismembered Barbie-type doll laying in several pieces on a dirty stone background. The body and hair are worn and covered in layers of dirt and grime. The image is mostly monochromatic however the doll’s eyes and lips are a vibrant blue and red respectively.

Be creative and have fun. I look forward to reading the tales you spin. Don’t forget to show your fellow bloggers some love -❤️- take some time to read, like, and comment on their masterpieces.

Rules and Guidelines

  • Write a four-line work of fiction to complement the image provided. How you interpret the image is up to you. Think of it as a place to start; all you have to do is take the reader on your journey.
  • There are no constraints to format. Prose, poetry, or any other form is acceptable as long as it tells a story in four lines. The length of each line is at your discretion, you do you.
  • When posting to your blog please add a pingback (link) to the Four Line Fiction challenge post and include the tags #gb4lf and #gmgblog on your post.
  • Although posting to your own blog is preferred, should you choose to post in the comments or to your social media accounts please include the tags above and leave a comment here so that others can find your work.
  • All images presented will be credited to the photographer/rights holder and whenever possible linked back to the source. Any featured images from a fellow blogger will only be used after permission has been granted.
  • Tell the world. It would be greatly appreciated if you shared the Four Line Fiction challenge post on your social media accounts. The more writers and readers the better.
  • Post submitted to the Four Line Fiction challenge may be included in Greg’s Blog Sunday Digest weekly review post and may appear on a future podcast. It is understood that all written works remain the property of the author.
  • If you enjoy participating in Four Line Fiction be sure to check out our other writing challenge Five Word Weekly.

Please reach out if you have questions or feedback about this challenge or anything of the content presented on Greg’s Blog.

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Copyright 2023 Greg Glazebrook @ GMGCreative. All Rights Reserved.

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10 thoughts on “Four Line Fiction (2315)

    1. Gr8BigFun Post author

      OMG, What are the chances…
      I had used the image in one of my story posts several months back and thought it would be interesting for 4LF so I put the post together a few weeks ago to auto publish and didn’t see Fandango’s post Monday. Sorry Fandango my bad for not noticing and changing my picture.

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