March 16, 2024 TPS Workshop–Writing Stand-Out Flash by Randall Brown
March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Writing Stand-Out Flash
This workshop focuses on writing flash fiction for publication. In editors’ slush piles, hundreds or thousands of flash compete for attention. Here, we’ll discuss ways to make your flash sparkle.
Randall Brown is the author of the award winning collection MAD TO LIVE, his essay on (very) short fiction appears in THE ROSE METAL PRESS FIELD GUIDE TO WRITING FLASH FICTION, and he appears in BEST SMALL FICTIONS 2015, 2017, & 2019 and The Norton Anthologies FLASH FICTION: AMERICA, NEW MICRO: EXCEPTIONALLY SHORT FICTION & HINT FICTION; also, his essays appeared in Grey House’s CRITICAL INSIGHTS: AMERICAN SHORT STORY & CRITICAL INSIGHTS: FLASH FICTION. He founded and directs FlashFiction.Net and has been published and anthologized widely, both online and in print. Recent books include the flash fiction collection THIS IS HOW HE LEARNED TO LOVE (Sonders Press 2019), the prose poetry collection I MIGHT NEVER LEARN (Finishing Line Press 2018) and the novella HOW LONG IS FOREVER (Running Wild Press 2018). He served as the Director for the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Rosemont College, as a reader, editor, and Lead Editor at Smokelong Quarterly, and as a judge for numerous flash fiction awards, including Rose Metal Press’ annual chapbook contest. He is also the founder and managing editor of Matter Press and its JOURNAL OF COMPRESSED CREATIVE ARTS. He received his MFA in Fiction from Vermont College.