But great might not be the first word that springs to mind. The best part? Here are seven examples of flash fiction for a total of 21 minutes or less that are totally worth your time. This story from his collection In Our Time follows the typical arc of great flash fiction by starting with a straightforward but descriptive sentence to set the scene.
A Reader's Manifesto: literary darlings actually suck at writing
We will do this, of course, by means of a variety of lists. The following books were chosen after much debate and several rounds of voting by the Literary Hub staff. Tears were spilled, feelings were hurt, books were re-read.
Good luck! But how do you know, for sure?? Concept, premise, seed of the story … Do you know what yours IS?