“Writers who do short shorts need to be especially bold. They stake everything on a stroke of inventiveness.”

– Irving Howe

Flash Fiction (online)

In 2017, The New Yorker magazine started a summer-long flash-fiction series. It was a milestone: the form had come of age. What’s so great about super-short stories? You can write a first draft in a single day. (And eventually, a work of flash fiction can be read over a single cup of coffee.) At this hands-on workshop, we will:

  • Write an original short story and hear it read aloud, anonymously
  • Read & analyze 13 entertaining works of flash fiction
  • Explore how to write brief yet compelling stories
  • Discover form-specific revision techniques
  • Learn who publishes flash fiction

There’s no need to bring a story to this class; you’ll write your piece—and hear positive feedback—over the course of two days. We welcome beginners as well as non-native speakers of English.

  • April 22nd to April 23rd, 2023, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Taught by Lisa Friedman

  • Venue: Online

  • Register for this workshop (Fee: €150)

  • Have questions about this workshop? Call us +31 (0) 62 502 0817 or send us an email.

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