Flash Fiction: for writers, readers, editors, publishers, & fans

Thursday

The Definitive Flash: 50 Shades of Flash, Day 6

Fifty Words on Fifty Def­i­n­i­tions of Flash

(def­i­n­i­tions from Dictionary.com)

      6.   Also called news flash. Jour­nal­ism. a brief
dis­patch sent by a wire ser­vice
.

Again, “brief” becomes
defin­ing, a brief bit of news, writ­ten in a rush, dis­patched, sent off to
far-off places. And what news might flash trans­mit? Some­thing urgent per­haps.
Not like Gas Prices Sky­rocket! More like “Lonely!” And the rest fol­lows, before
any­one has the time to say, “So what?”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *