Quick Flash Fiction: Unleashing Your Creativity Tip #1

Tip #1

This is from my upcoming book Quick Flash Fiction: Unleashing Your Creativity. There will be 52 Tips…here’s Tip#1.

Here are the six types that were mentioned in the forward. Let’s look at them again:

-Flash fiction: Max 1500 words.

-Sudden fiction: Max 750 words.

-Drabble, or microfiction: Max 100 words.

-Dribble, or minisaga: Max 50 words.

-Twitterature: Max 280 characters.

-Six-word story: Any story with a single-digit word count is a category unto itself. 

The most common type of flash fiction. Some sources say under 1000 words. Flash Fiction is a very old art form, and became popular in the 1920s and was often called short short stories.

This is a good wikipedia article about flash fiction:


Another good article taking another look at Flash Fiction and the types of:



Author: Chuck Anderson

Chuck Anderson is an art-student, runner, publisher, and writer who lives in Colorado. https://madcow.press

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