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Ilana Masad, Writer

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10 Lessons (49m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:39
    • 2. The Best Homework

      1:22
    • 3. What *is* Flash Fiction?

      3:47
    • 4. Flash & Me

      3:56
    • 5. Flash & You (PROMPTS!)

      3:37
    • 6. "Incarnations of Burned Children"

      10:56
    • 7. "The Thirteenth Woman"

      6:01
    • 8. "In A World Gone Mad"

      11:06
    • 9. Final Thoughts

      1:34
    • 10. BONUS! Having Trouble? Let's Talk

      4:16

About This Class

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In this class, we’ll talk what flash fiction is generally agreed to be, what can happen in flash fiction (everything!), and why it’s a great writing exercise as well as an incredible form of writing itself.

You’ll learn how constraints like word count can help you be inspired.

We’ll look at some flash fiction pieces: the short-short “The Thirteenth Woman” by Lydia Davis; the slightly over 1k words David Foster Wallace story “Incarnations of Burned Children”; and one of my own stories, which won a prize on One Throne Magazine, “In A World Gone Mad."