The Making of Flash Fictionby Paul Worthington Jr. on December 3, 2014 Permalink
When writing flash fiction, it’s pretty much looking at an iceberg in the reverse. You have to see the big unseen picture, so you can be able to appreciate the smaller one. Case in point: when I was inspired to write the story “Hands Off” I pictured how life would be for a family if all but one, woke without their hands. The mother would be the only one with hands. Read More…
How Short Can a Good Short Story Be?by Paul Worthington Jr. on October 22, 2014 Permalink
It is said, though not proven, that Hemingway coined this short story:
For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.
Serious flash fiction, right? And it definitely is a story: a beginning, middle, and end. And for myself, it’s one of the best stories I’ve ever heard. Read More…