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All About Flash: Flash Fiction 101 Workshop

with Lisa Heidle 


Sunday, April 11, 2021

12 to 2pm Pacific Time





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Join Lisa Heidle, author, editor, and flash fiction writer, in this 2-hour Flash Fiction Workshop for all levels.


Lisa will introduce you to the Flash Fiction (1,000 words or less) form in all it’s minimalist glory. Through inspiring Flash Fiction stories and writing prompts, you will learn how to use sense imagery, a strong title, and compelling first lines to create strong Flash Fiction stories. With a focus on brevity, you will learn how to edit down your word count without losing the core of your story. When you leave this workshop, you will have a list of Flash Fiction publication sites and the knowledge you need to submit your work with confidence. 


Workshop Objectives



If you are wanting to build your writing portfolio, creating and publishing Flash Fiction is a great way to strengthen your writing and editing skills and start creating an online writing presence.



NOTE: This is an Online Session. All participants will need access to a computer.

  • Define Flash Fiction and introduce the basic building blocks of the form

  • Create and Develop publishable flash fiction stories with a focus on sense imagery to engage readers

  • Improve your editing skills with a focus on “less is more”

  • Explore publication opportunities for flash fiction, including how to submit your work

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