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


Flash Guest David Aichenbaum from Matter Press: Copycat Reading

I know that desire makes a sto­ry. I’ve tried cre­at­ing char­ac­ters who want noth­ing, and while these exper­i­ments pro­duce lan­guage, on occa­sion, they nev­er end in a rec­og­niz­able sto­ry. Just about any desire will do, but there has to be enough of it. 


Robert Shapard: What is a story, what is a flash?

It’s impor­tant to note that all that’s need­ed to have a nar­ra­tive, or sto­ry, accord­ing to the nar­ra­tol­o­gists, is a sim­ple sequence of actions. 


Flash Craft: Rethinking Facts (Without Lying)

CNF can share craft ele­ments with its emi­nent­ly cool­er old­er sib­ling, like deep­er mean­ing and sym­bol­ism


Flash Review: Sudden Fiction Latino

A review of Sud­den Fic­tion Lati­no: edi­tors Robert Sha­pard, James Thomas, and Ray Gon­za­lez