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Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction

Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction

Tips from Editors, Teachers, and Writers in the Field

  • Author: Tara L. Masih
  • Publisher: Rose Metal PressInc
  • ISBN: 9780978984861
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 168
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Literary Nonfiction. Literary Criticism and History. Reference. With its unprecedented gathering of 25 brief essays by experts in the field, THE ROSE METAL PRESS FIELD GUIDE TO WRITING FLASH FICTION meets the growing need for a concise yet creative exploration of the re-emerging genre popularly known as flash fiction. The book's introduction provides, for the first time, a comprehensive history of the short short story, from its early roots and hitherto unknown early publications and appearances, to its current state and practice. This guide is a must for anyone in the field of short fiction who teaches, writes, and is interested in its genesis and practice.

Write Flash Fiction and Tell a Story In a Few Words

Write Flash Fiction and Tell a Story In a Few Words

  • Author: Beth Eaglescliffe
  • Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
  • ISBN: 1326330233
  • Category: Education
  • Page: N.A
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Flash fiction is a way of succinctly telling a story. The genre requires brevity which many writers find an interesting challenge but difficult to achieve. Be warned, writing flash fiction can be addictive!

Writing Flash Fiction

Writing Flash Fiction

A Beginner's Guide

  • Author: Khalid Al Hariri
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781514162231
  • Category:
  • Page: 106
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This guide is intended for beginner and aspiring writers. Writing Flash Fiction is a quick and simple guide to how to write a short piece of fiction. The book presents examples and exercises that help readers better understand and practice the writing essentials of short fiction.

Flash Writing

Flash Writing

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

  • Author: Michael L. Wilson
  • Publisher: Virtualbookworm Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781589396371
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 184
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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.

Writing Flash Fiction

Writing Flash Fiction

How to Write Very Short Stories and Get Them Published. *Then Re-Publish Them All Together As a Book

  • Author: Carly Berg
  • Publisher: Magic Lantern Press
  • ISBN: 9780692355008
  • Category:
  • Page: 112
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Writing flash fiction is a fun, easy way to break into print and quickly establish yourself as a professional author. This book shows you everything you need to write great stories under 1,000 words, as well as how and where to get them published. It concludes with tips for re-publishing those stories all together as a book.

The World in a Flash

The World in a Flash

How to Write Flash-Fiction

  • Author: Calum Kerr
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781497335738
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 128
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An introductory book for new and experienced writers alike, on the wonders of flash-fiction, what it is, what makes it work, and how to write them. Topics include: Using Prompts Crafting Characters Unpicking Plots Using Dialogue Perspective and Structure Experimentation Reflection Editing and Rewriting Dr Calum Kerr, academic, flash-fiction writer and Director of National Flash-Fiction Day UK, shares the knowledge and experience he has gained from years of writing, reading, teaching and publishing flash-fictions.

Writing Short Stories

Writing Short Stories

A Writers' and Artists' Companion

  • Author: Courttia Newland,Tania Hershman
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1474257291
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 304
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Writing Short Stories: A Writers' and Artists' Companion is an essential guide to writing short fiction successfully. PART 1 explores the nature and history of the form, personal reflections by the editors, and help getting started with ideas, planning and research. PART 2 includes tips by leading short story writers, including: Alison Moore, Jane Rogers, Edith Pearlman, David Vann, Anthony Doerr, Vanessa Gebbie, Alexander MacLeod, Adam Thorpe and Elspeth Sandys. PART 3 contains practical advice - from shaping plots and exploring your characters to beating writers' block, rewriting and publishing your stories.

The Handbook of Creative Writing

The Handbook of Creative Writing

  • Author: Steven Earnshaw
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
  • ISBN: 074868977X
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 496
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In this new edition 54 chapters cover the central pillars of writing creatively: the theories behind the creativity, the techniques and writing as a commercial enterprise. With contributions from over 50 poets, novelists, dramatists, publishers, editors, tutors, critics and scholars, this is the essential guide to writing and getting published. DT A 3-in-1 text with outstanding breadth of coverage on the theories, the craft & the business of creative writing DT Includes practical advice on getting published & making money from your writing New for this edition: DT Chapters on popular topics such as 'self-publishing and the rise of the indie author', 'social media', 'flash fiction', 'song lyrics', 'creative-critical hybrids' and 'collaboration in the theatre' DT New and updated exercises to help you practice your writing DT Up-to-date information on teaching, copyright, writing for the web & earning a living as a writer DT Updated Glossary of Terms

Writing Flash

Writing Flash

How to Craft and Publish Flash Fiction for a Booming Market

  • Author: Fred White
  • Publisher: Quill Driver Boosk
  • ISBN: 9781610353175
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 150
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Writing Flash is a fast and informative guide to developing your writing skills and your career in one of fiction's most challenging genres. Flash fiction--the art of the ultra-short story--is a challenging skill-building exercise for any writer. Learning how to compress a story to its most essential elements will make your writing vigorous, evocative, and full of emotion. In Writing Flash, acclaimed writing teacher Fred D. White gives an in-depth introduction to a fascinating genre, complete with exercises to develop and strengthen your flash-writing techniques. Writing Flash presents a complete guide to the writing techniques and creative possibilities of writing flash fiction, plus tips on publishing and marketing your own flash fiction to build your writing career. White also shows how the writing techniques of flash fiction are invaluable tools for any kind of writing, including writing novels and longer short fiction. Writing Flash won't just help you become a better flash fiction writer; this book will help you become a better writer, period.