The NOVEMBER challenge has now closed. 
The next FURIOUS FICTION challenge will go live on Friday 1 December 2023.


Be sure to sign up to the Furious Fiction Fan Club (click on the big blue button below) to be notified about each challenge and also for monthly creative inspiration!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: So tell me – what is FURIOUS FICTION?
A: FURIOUS FICTION is a monthly short story challenge from the Australian Writers’ Centre.

Q: How does it work?
A: On the FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH, we will unveil a new story challenge. You then have 55 hours and a maximum of 500 words to wow us with your storytelling skills.

Q: So, how much is it to be part of this?
A: Please, put your wallet away. It’s free to participate.

Q: Wait. Did you just say it’s FREE?
A: We did. Do you need to get your hearing checked?

Q: Sorry, what?
A: Nothing.

Q: How can I be part of FURIOUS FICTION?
A: It’s easy. The challenge is open worldwide to participants aged 17 years and over. Sign up to the Furious Fiction Fan Club to be notified when the next challenge goes LIVE.