Category Archive for: ‘How to Write Flash Fiction That Doesn’t Suck’

Better late than never…

With the launch for How to Revise Your Novel going on, I completely missed alerting you to the annual Indie …

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Shorter than short

The shape of a story is basically the same, whether you’re writing a half-million word epic, or a short story …

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Love or Hate?

Do you really need to write what you love? Writers ask this kind of question all the time. They might …

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More than miniature

It’s no secret that Holly’s flash fiction class has been one of the most popular classes on the site since …

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Serving Up Some Flash Fiction

Many writers find that serving up a tasty selection of short stories, or even passing around a platter of flash …

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More than a flash in the pan

Two years ago, Holly had a vision to help new authors develop a publishing strategy that could be launched in …

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Is it bigger than a breadbox?

Good things come in small packages. Lots of people say it. Sometimes it’s even true. Some of my favorite stories …

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Sparkling Sentences

Writers are often advised not to fret about the particulars of the prose until revision, or even the final polish. …

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When Your Story Needs a Home

There comes a time in the life of every story when it grows up and needs to leave the comfort …

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Flash Fiction Shortlisted!

Entering writing competitions is a time honored way to hone your writing chops. Not only does a little friendly competition …

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