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.