Post archives for: flash fiction

Packing an Emotional Punch in Flash Fiction

Last month I had another chance to guest blog at, under the monthly Splickety Sentinel column. In my role as associate acquisitions editor at Splickety, I’ve seen a lot of stories. I share some tips about how to engage a reader’s emotions in less than 1,000 words. There were some examples I included with my article that didn’t […]

Flash Fiction Endings

In my role as Splickety’s associate acquisitions editor, today I’m guest blogging at about flash fiction story endings. Get tips on what NOT to do… (click image below for article)

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Flash Fiction Tips Round-Up

A few months ago, I joined the staff of Splickety Publishing Group as their new Associate Acquisitions Editor. I’ve been a fan of flash fiction ever since I had kids. It’s been a great way to squeeze a little fiction into my busy day. But I tell you what: there’s nothing like being on the editor […]

At long last, it’s official: I am a winner!

That quote from The Fifth Element is running through my head, where Korben Dallas gets that letter from Gemini Croquette. He opens the letter and it declares: “You’re a winner!” Heh heh. Only this is much better. A free digital subscription to Splickety Magazine, the flash fiction mag. Check it out — great stories in […]