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Flash!: writing the very short story

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An engaging and frank guide to writing the very short story, full of sound advice, exemplary models, and provocative exercises.


The history of fiction has been dominated by the novel and the short story. But now a brave new genre has emerged: very brief fiction. FLASH! identifies the qualities that make for excellent flash fiction, demystifies the writing process, and guides writers by exercise and example through the world of the very short story. John Dufresne's characteristic warmth, wit, and humor remind writers of the joy in the creative process, making this a perfect guide for any writer interested in trying a new form.
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An engaging and frank guide to writing the very short story, full of sound advice, exemplary models, and provocative exercises.

The history of fiction has been dominated by the novel and the short story. But now a brave new genre has emerged: very brief fiction. FLASH! identifies the qualities that make for excellent flash fiction, demystifies the writing process, and guides writers by exercise and example through the world of the very short story. John Dufresne's characteristic warmth, wit, and humor remind writers of the joy in the creative process, making this a perfect guide for any writer interested in trying a new form.
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subject_facetCreative writing
Fiction -- Authorship
Short story -- Authorship
title_displayFlash! : writing the very short story
title_fullFLASH! Writing the Very Short Story
Flash! : writing the very short story / John Dufresne
title_shortFlash!
title_subwriting the very short story
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Creative writing
Fiction
Language Arts
Nonfiction
Short story
Writing