“Expect”

ex•pect verb. 1. to assume: a. when a mother expects that her daughter is pregnant because her...

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“Christmas on Easter Island”

Here’s the worst vacation idea I’ve ever had. Why not spend Christmas on Easter Island with my ice-cold, estranged wife and her...

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Novel Flash: Island of a Thousand Mirrors

It is 1948 and the last British ships slip away from the island of Ceylon, laboring and groaning under the weight of purloined treasure. On...

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Ask an Agent Series: Kimberley Cameron

Kimberley Cameron is the President at Kimberley Cameron & Associates, For this installment of our Ask an Agent Series, we...

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Ask an Editor Series: Jason Jordan

Jason Jordan is the Editor-in-Chief of decomP magazine. For this segment of our Ask an Editor Series, we asked Jason what he typically...

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A Review of Leesa Cross-Smith’s Every Kiss a War

Every Kiss a War by Leesa Cross-Smith (Mojave River Media) In Leesa Cross-Smith’s short story collection, Every Kiss a War, 27 stories...

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A List of Flash Fiction Collections

FIELD GUIDE TO WRITING FLASH FICTION: TIPS FROM EDITORS, TEACHERS, AND WRITERS IN THE FIELD,  edited by Tara Masih, Rose Metal Press,...

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The Story Behind the Story: “Infamy”

In this segment of The Story Behind the Story, Grant Faulkner talks about what motivated him to write “Infamy.” I created the...

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“Giving Readers Something To Love”

If a flash has been workshopped, it has become accustomed to unique attention—that of a handful of writers giving it their...

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