Think of reality as the soil that flash fiction springs from. This soil is rich in the human experience. Turning reality into flash fiction is what the flash fiction writer does. It’s a difficult task.
But there is help for the flash fiction writer. That help is available on this blog.
Keep reading and keep writing. A Submissions tab is at the top of the page. Read the guidelines and send me something. You will get a response in three days. It will be an acceptance email or a short, friendly critique that will help you to get published next time.
It’s going to be 90 degrees in Pittsburgh today. I’m listening to President Obama’s news conference on the radio. If the debt limit is not raised and the government does not issue social security checks, the Old Soldier won’t be able to pay his rent.
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