Flash fiction, micro-fiction, sudden fiction…Whatever you’d like to call it, know this: These stories are short (and we mean short), intense (imagine a novel crossed with a haiku), and powerful (whether they’re illuminating a single moment or a whole life).
We started by writing 20 word introductions about a friend, which is much harder than it sounds. How do you introduce somebody in 20 words or less? We quickly learned that we needed to choose the perfect words and the most important details to describe our friend.
Then we brainstormed a list of important elements in fiction and talked about how flash fiction stories use these same elements but in a special way. We discussed what Flash Fiction IS and what Flash Fiction IS NOT.
Finally, we wrote our own flash fiction stories, which you can read here. We really hope you enjoy them!
Read our stories from Flash Fiction