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Archived content for the tag ‘flash fiction’

December 2nd, 2014 | Competitions, Latest, News | Tags:

Lit Bulb Festival … flash fiction at its flashiest Announcing the Lit Bulb Festival. The inaugural Lit Bulb Festival is supported by the SA Writers Centre and Pure Slush and it’s a celebration of flash fiction in its many forms. Most importantly, Lit Bulb will be a celebration of writing. […]

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June 17th, 2014 | Blog, Resources | Tags:

How does flash fiction make you a better writer? By its very nature, it requires your writing to be the tightest it possibly can be. Your writing has to be stripped down to the bare minimum whilst still presenting a gripping story that will remain with a reader for a […]

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June 17th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

By Angela Meyer On my desktop is a whisky wheel, a device that’s supposed to help you with your tasting notes when sampling single malts. Does your drink have a touch of black pepper on the nose? Or is it orange blossom? Is it lactic or nutty on the palate? […]

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October 16th, 2013 | Blog, Genre, Insights, Perfecting the craft | Tags:

By Jennie Cumming Thanks to the proliferation of specialised websites and zines, short fiction has become more popular in recent years. Because of the time involved in providing feedback on each other’s work, the writing group I belong to restricts the monthly submission from each member to about 1500 words. […]

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