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Flash Reprint: Sue Ann Connaughton's "Addiction"

Flash Reprint: Sue Ann Connaughton’s “Addiction” from Twenty20 Journal. (continue reading)

Matter Press Releases Avital Gad-Cykman's LIFE IN, LIFE OUT

Matter Press releases flash collection from Avital Gad-Cykman. (continue reading)

Tasha's Tips for The Aspiring Writer: When You Publish Something, Let People Know

…I have come to see that I need to be more forthright about my publications and books. (continue reading)

Flash Fiction Compression: Carolyn Zaikowski

Flash fiction compression statement. (continue reading)

Flash Fiction Compression: Tara Laskowski

Flash fiction compression statement. (continue reading)

Tasha's Tips for The Aspiring Writer: Travel is a Gold Mine

Nothing seems to spark my imagination quite like travel. (continue reading)

Flash Review: Sudden Fiction Latino

It unifies a divided and dispersed Latino and Latin American voice, but through stories. (continue reading)

About Flashfiction: FlashFiction.Net has a singular mission: to prepare writers, readers, editors, and fans for the imminent rise to power of that machine of compression, that hugest of things in the tiniest of spaces: flash freakin fiction! Read more

Coming Up:
Written by Matter Press's founder and managing editor Randall Brown, A Pocket Guide to Flash Fiction [ISBN: 0983792852} provides NOT the way to write flash fiction, but SOME ways to make your writing flash! Contents include the following:

  • What is Flash
  • Flash Craft
  • Flash in a Single Scene
  • Flash in a Series of Scenes
  • Monomythic Flash
  • Episodic Flash
  • Counterpointed Flash
  • Defamiliarized Flash
  • Revision
  • Prose Poemy Flash

 The Pocket Guide also includes articles and flashes from various writers including Pamela Painter, Quinn Dalton, Dan Holt, Pen Campbell, Brady Udall, Sean Lovelace, Myfanwy Collins, Kathy Fish, Carol Guess, and Jeff Landon.

Available and shipping now, for $10 + shipping, with all proceeds going to continue to fund Matter Press and its Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.