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Flash Fiction Writing Exercises

   Posted by: craig    in Writing

Flash Fiction, Defined

Flash fiction is extremely short fiction. Two common forms are 200-words-or-less and 50-words-exactly. In both cases, the length of the title does not count, but keep it reasonable. Writing flash fiction can be satisfying in and of itself, but I find it’s particularly useful as an exercise in simplicity with lessons to teach writers of longer forms.

Simplicity in Word Choice

The primary lesson that flash fiction writing teaches is simplicity in word choice. When every word counts, Read the rest of this entry »

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