5 Top Flash Fiction Tips for Writers – Hysteria Writing Competition

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Flash Fiction goes by many names: micro fiction, sudden fiction, short short stories, skinny stories (no fat allowed) and postcard fiction. I gather in China it translates to a palm-sized smoke because it should only last as long as a cigarette (thanks Wikipedia).

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Why a writing deadline is a ‘very good thing’ – Bridget Whelan

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I’m delighted to be asked to be writer in residence during their annual writing competition. I am going to blog every month about the kind of things that emerging writers need to consider – how to find original ideas, how to craft a sentence or a line of poetry that sings on the page and what to do after the first draft.

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