Flash Writing: How to Write, Revise and Publish Stories Less Than 1,000 Words Long

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Virtualbookworm Publishing, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 184 pages
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Flash fiction is one of the hottest literary trends of the 21st century. Online magazines crave it, mainstream publications such as Esquire, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair publish it, and many other markets and contests seek it. Flash Writing is your guide to writing, revising and publishing stories fewer than 1,000 words long. Learn how to generate story ideas, create characters, develop conflict, and establish setting and point of view for flash fiction. Then discover how to research, format, and submit your work to flash fiction markets. Shorter is better, and Flash Writing helps you learn how to create entertaining, publishable flash fiction.
 

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The essence of this book is the recommendation to read a lot of flash fiction. After that the author provides the same worn out advice regarding how to write scenes, dialogue, action, develop ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
7
Chapter 2
13
Chapter 3
19
Chapter 4
33
Chapter 5
45
Chapter 6
53
Chapter 7
61
Chapter 8
67
Chapter 10
81
Chapter 11
89
Chapter 12
97
Style
103
Chapter 16
119
Chapter 18
143
Appendix
169
Copyright

Chapter 9
73

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About the author (2004)

Michael Wilson has been teaching creative writing classes and facilitating writers' groups for over 8 years and was an award-winning Contributing Editor for The Writer's Block at Suite101.com. He earned a BA (with honors) in English from Ohio University. Michael has been a featured guest speaker at the Thurber House, the Maumee Valley Writers' Conference, and the Columbus Writers' Conference. He has worked on writing projects for companies such as Lucent Technologies, Qwest Communications, American Electric Power, and Nationwide. He is also the publisher and editor of Grist for the Muse a free monthly creative writing e-newsletter.

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