3 Things You Need to Know to Write Great Flash Fiction

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[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Some very good tips for writing the latest fad in the literary world. Author makes a good point that busy people don't have or want to take the time to read anything long. They want in and out in 1,000 with a feeling of satisfaction. Here are some important points:[/FONT]

[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Finally, here’s a list of pet peeves sure to push you to the back of the line when it comes to acquisitions:[/FONT]

[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Leave your reader confused even after she’s re-read the story 3 times.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Bore your reader to tears even after he’s re-read the story 3 times (or use clichés like “bore me to tears”).


[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Use hokey dialect instead of giving a character an actual voice.


[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Send in your submission without a title or author name.


[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Fail to provide a plot.


[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Use incorrect (or un-factual) history or information in a genre where accuracy matters (like historical fiction).


[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Use your story as a soapbox.[/FONT]

[FONT=Verdana, sans-serif]Read the whole piece @ [/FONT]http://www.writersdigest.com/editor...you-need-to-know-to-write-great-flash-fiction
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