If there is no agreement in Washington on raising the debt limit, social security checks may not be sent on August 3. Bad news for the Old Soldier. There is a world-wide money crisis going on.
Greece is seeking a second bail out. Ireland’s sovereign bonds have been down graded to junk status. And now lenders are raising the interest on what the government of Italy can borrow.
I am not an alarmist, but things do not look good.
The challenge for a flash fiction writer is, how to use anything and everything to give his or her work the feeling of authenticity. Of corse, I’m speaking as a basically realistic writer.
The flash fiction stories on the Pittsburgh Flash Fiction Gazette are realistic stories, whether they are romance, erotica, mainstream or literary fiction.
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