Drafting and Editing Killer Flash Fiction

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Drafting and Editing Killer Flash Fiction


Take the dive. Draft compelling flash fiction with the editor-in-chief of SmokeLong Quarterly, the leading flash fiction journal online. In a lively and supportive workshop environment, we’ll focus on techniques of drafting emotionally affecting narratives in stories under 1000 words. We’ll also discuss the elements of flash fiction that set it apart from other narrative forms as well as practical tips on where to send your work. This workshop is suitable for writers at any stage of their writing life.

  • Instructor: Christopher Allen

  • Length of workshop: 3 hours

  • Date: Saturday, November 23

  • Time: 2 - 5 pm

  • Location: Porch HQ
    2811 Dogwood Place
    Nashville, TN 37204

  • Cost: $58/Non-Member; $52.20/Member **Don’t forget to use your membership code at checkout!

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About the facilitator: Christopher Allen is the author of the flash fiction collection Other Household Toxins (Matter Press, 2018) and the editor-in-chief of SmokeLong Quarterly. His work has appeared in The Best Small Fictions, Indiana Review, PANK, Split Lip Magazine and over 100 other journals and anthologies. He has judged The Bath Flash Fiction Award, the Cambridge under 400 flash fiction competition and others. Allen is a regular workshop leader at the UK Flash Fiction Festival.