Called flash fiction, quick fiction or nano fiction, literature in miniature has been around for decades. Depending on the author or the editor, flash fiction can be 100 words, 250 words, 55 words, or even six words. Hemingway wrote flash fiction. Although she’s well known as a novelist, Margaret Atwood is also a flash fiction writer. I like the discipline of creating a complete story and finishing with precisely 100 words.
Here again is a crime drama in exactly 100 words. Continue Reading →