Think of the flash fiction story as a way to give form to something that is going on in your daily life. We’re really talking about structure, here. And the structure of the flash fiction story is very simple: a significant event with closure; and closure can come in the form of an epiphany, a change in direction or a summation that gives a final clarification to everything that has gone before in the story.
Well, the Old Soldier has his beer and has a show on the public television station about grilling. I just finished off a ham sandwich on seedless rye with yellow mustard, a piece of tomato and a Golden Peperoncini (hot pepper) on the side. Now it’s back to blogging.
The streets were so hot and quiet. Pittsburgh really becomes a ghost town on Sundays. I’m not complaining. We all need some down time every so often.
Be sure to check the Home page. There is a new Guest Writer’s story from the archives on the Home page. And if you would like to have your story in constant rotation on the Home page of the most dynamic flash fiction magazine on the internet, read the submissions guidelines at the top of the page and send me something.
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