“Flash Fiction: The Art of the Very Short Story” ONLINE with Katharine Duckett
February 24, 2021 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CST$49.00 – $109.00
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Can you tell a story in only 1500 words? How about six?
Flash fiction is both an engagingly efficient literary form in itself and an effective tool for enhancing the quality and impact of your storytelling skills. By playing with the enabling constraints of flash fiction, writers can hone their craft and learn to create unforgettable stories in the space of a few paragraphs. As an increasingly popular form of short fiction, flash fiction also offers many paths to publication, which will be discussed in this class in addition to the form’s craft aspects.
TAKE THIS CLASS IF
- You are writing or are interested in writing flash fiction.
- You are curious about where to publish flash fiction.
- You are interested in sharpening your prose and plotting.
- You want to learn about the various forms of flash fiction and how the structures of flash fiction vary across genre.
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This project is also supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.