Riveting Reads-Meg Pillow, Brenda Miller, & Ada Limón

Our first selection of riveting short reads.
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Do you already love flash fiction or flash creative nonfiction? 

We do. You can read about our creative writing background here.

For those of you who don’t already know, flash is a short piece of writing that tells a complete story. How short depends on who you ask. Flash is sometimes defined as being under 1,500 words, but a story is also considered flash if it’s told in 1,000 words or 750 words or less. Either way, these short pieces often hold a lot of weight – an entire world of story – in a short space. Because they grab our attention and often take us on a deep emotional journey, they make for riveting short reads.

Our first selection of riveting short reads.

While the lengths vary, the love of flash pieces is strong across the literary community, and we hope, beyond. We’ve been fans of the form since we first learned about it and are always recommending pieces to friends and family. Now, we’re sharing our favourites, both old and new, with you.

Each week, we’ll share one flash fiction (a short fictitious story), one flash CNF (a short true story), and a poem, since they are short too.

Let us know in the comments what you think of our first set of riveting short reads.

Two Flash & One Poem – Our Selection of Riveting Reads

-Isabel & Marilyn

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